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Richard M. Creagh Letters, 1846

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Title

Richard M. Creagh Letters

Date

1846

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Richard M. Creagh Letters, 1846, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

3 items

Scope and Content

Soldier. Letters from Creagh to his brother-in-law Thomas Lewis Jefferson of Louisville, Kentucky, while serving under Colonel William R. McKee in the Mexican War. The letters relate the details of army life; information about various troops, including the Louisville Legion; and reports on the Battle of Monterey

Subjects

  • Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.

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