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Thomas W. (Thomas Ware) Gibson Letter, 1847 Apr. 2

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Title

Thomas W. (Thomas Ware) Gibson Letter

Date

1847 Apr. 2

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Thomas W. (Thomas Ware) Gibson Letter, 1847 Apr. 2, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 item

Scope and Content

Soldier and lawyer from Ind. Letter from Columbus Goodwin to Gibson acknowledging the receipt of Gibson's letter in which he discusses the shooting of prisoners captured under Gaines; the long list of wounded; and the fighting at Buena Vista. Also, an appended letter from Mary Gibson expressing regret that the Indiana troops are reported to have been cowards in battle

Subjects

  • Gibson, Thomas W. (Thomas Ware), 1815-1876.
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848-- Sources.

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