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Green, Thomas J. (fl. 1836-1846) to Thomas W. Ward re: asking for buttons for soldier's uniforms

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02145.71 Author/Creator: Green, Thomas J. (fl. 1836-1846) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1836/09/10 Pagination: 1 p. 31.1 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Written as Brigadier General in the Texas Army, to Ward at New Orleans. With address on recto.


Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitary UniformsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLatin and South AmericaAmerican West

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