Title - Letter written from 1st Lieutenant DeLancey Floyd-Jones of the 4th U.S. Infantry to his father, Major General Henry Floyd-Jones, concerning the Battle of Monterrey
Date - November 19, 1846
Publication Information - Unpublished manuscript, n.p., November 19, 1846
Format - Letters (correspondence)
Collection - DeLancey Floyd-Jones letters, 1846-1862. The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - AR491
Description - Writing almost two months after the conclusion of the Battle of Monterrey, which ended with the U.S. army’s victory over Mexican forces, DeLancey Floyd-Jones recounted the movements of William Worth’s 7th Infantry, the unit in which he served, and described the capture of the city center. DeLancey Floyd-Jones wrote to his sister, discussing his Infantry unit's upcoming movement to Victoria, General Worth’s responsibilities as governor of Saltillo, and the conditions in the U.S. army's camp. The letter concluded with a series of comments on family and personal matters.