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United States. Army. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 2nd


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Swett, Mexican War pension

 Collection — Folder: S1278
Identifier: S1278
Scope and Contents This collection has a photostat of a return of the 2nd Division of Volunteers for April 1848, commanded by Brig. Gen. Thomas Marshall. On legal-size paper are six typed pages by Leonard Swett requesting a pension for his Mexican War service. George C. Chalou, Military Archives Division, sent a letter to Kay Carpenter, Tacoma, Washington, on May 8, 1973, which gives information about Mr. Swett's army service. There are a few additional xerox copies of papers submitted with the request for a...
Dates: 1848 and 1880

William R. Haddon collection

 Collection — Folder: S0561
Identifier: S0561
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed copy of a letter which William R. Haddon wrote, on July 4, 1853, to Col. Davis. The letter is a response to some unfavorable communications he had received regarding the actions of the 2nd Indiana Regiment, Indiana Volunteers, during the Battle of Buena Vista. He discusses the reasons and orders for retreat, actions of Gen. Lane, Major Cravens, Moberly, Major Dicks, Col. Bowles, Lieut, Kunkle, Maj. Bradford, and [Leut] Robinson. He praised the courage and...
Dates: 1853/07/04