University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Y.P. Alsbury Reminiscences, 1859, 1860



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Alsbury, Y. P.
Title: Y.P. Alsbury Reminiscences
Dates: 1859, 1860
Abstract: Mr. Alsbury served in the war between the United States and Mexico and was wounded in the battle of Palo Alto. Recollections of the Battle of San Jacinto and the capture of Santa Anna, written by Alsbury to “Judges Weeks, Duncan, and S. A. Maveric[k].”
Extent: 1 volume
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Young Perry Alsbury was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1814 and came with his parents to Texas in 1823. Mr. Alsbury served in the war between the United States and Mexico and was wounded in the battle of Palo Alto. Mr. Alsbury was married to Mary Rodriguez. Mr. Alsbury died at his home on Salado Creek near San Antonio, November 17, 1877.


Scope and Contents

Recollections of the Battle of San Jacinto and the capture of Santa Anna, written by Alsbury to “Judges Weeks, Duncan, and S. A. Maveric[k].”


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Index Terms

Subjects
Alsbury, Y. P.
Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de.
Battle of San Jacinto.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Y.P. Alsbury Reminiscences, 1859, 1860, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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2A136 Manuscript