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Title:[Letter] 1847 Apr. 24, Camp near Jalaka [to] Mrs. W[illia]m R. Caswell, Jefferson County, Tennessee / W[illia]m R. Caswell :a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Caswell, William R.

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Date: April 24, 1847
Extent: 3p
Summary:The following document, dated April 24, 1847, is a letter written by William R. Caswell to his wife during the Mexican-American war. Caswell was one of many Tennessee volunteers to fight in the war. He writes to assure his wife that he is safe and well after the battle of Vera Cruz, and he expresses hope of returning home soon.
Collection:William R. Caswell Papers
Box:MS-18, b1

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