Head Quarters, 4th Infantry
May 19th 1848.
I have the honor to inform you, that their has been no Recruits enlisted in the Regiment, during this Quarter, consequently my Recruiting Account remains the same as per last Return
|I am very Respectfully|
|To||Your Obed. Servt.|
|Genl. R. Jones||U S GRANT|
|Adjt. Genl. U S A||1st Lt. 4th Inf.y|
|Washington, D C||Recruiting Officer|
LS, DNA, RG 94, Letters Received.
May 22d 1848
MY DEAREST JULIA
I have just recieved your sweet letter of the 17th of April and hasten to answer it. I have no doubt but this will be my last letter from Mexico. Peace is certain and already evry preparation is being made to move the troops to Vera Cruz. I think by the 1st of June there will not be an American soldier in the City of Mexico and by the last of June probably not on Mexican soil. What will be our destination it is hard to guess but we will have some perminant station and I am determined to have a leave of