Letters from Soldiers in the Mexican American War

Letter from a soldier in the Mexican American War Letters from the Quartermaster of the Mexican American War

This letter from the Army Quartermaster details the transportation needs of supplies to the Army. It's more difficult to maintain the army on foreign soil, as Quartermaster Burns is learning - it details the the nature of American Expansionism "Learning as it goes."

These are letters of correspondence sent during the Mexican-American War from army sources. The language ranges from excitmenet at a new journey, to frustration at the endeavor. 

Letters from Soldiers in the Mexican American War