University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Joseph I. Morgan Letter, 1836



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morgan, Joseph I.
Title: Morgan, Joseph I., Letter
Dates: 1836
Abstract: The Joseph I. Morgan Letter, 1836, concerns Morgan’s experiences as a soldier in the Texas Revolution.
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

During the Texas Revolution, Joseph I. Morgan enlisted in a cavalry unit of the Texas Army on April 30, 1836.


Scope and Contents

The Joseph I. Morgan Letter, 1836, concerns Morgan’s experiences as a soldier in the Texas Revolution. The letter discusses the Battle of San Jacinto, the activities of Sam Houston, Thomas Jefferson Rusk, and Mirabeau Lamar, as well as conditions within the army.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Lamar, Mirabeau Buonaparte, 1798-1859.
Morgan, Joseph I. -- Archives.
Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1803-1857.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas. Army.
Places
Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph I. Morgan Letter, 1836, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2F59 Letter, 1836