The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 30, July 1926 - April, 1927 Page: 20
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Monteray every day-we will leave to morrow week-Troops are
arriving daily by water also quite a number reach[ed] (in sight)
of our camp late this evening-Guinn and Jim Ramsey-quite
sick-Two letters for John Minor-nights are getting little cool-
23rd. Infantry disbanded and paid off to day-most of them
will go back-
24th. one of our companies gone to Reynoso-to get Pack
mules-it is still hot disagreeable weather-tho the nights are
getting cool enought for Mexican Blanket to feel comfortable-
25th. an escort of 18 men from the Western Regiment arrived
this evening-report no discoveries-they have heard of no troops
at Monteray-the Regiment now halt[ed] at
75 miles at this River-where they are awaiting further orders
etc for us-their Regiment have enjoyed good health etc-
Up to 29th nothing happens worth record-Genl T it is said
Recd instruction to remain in statu quo-for 20 day's-Rained on
29th Recd holsters to day-one man died in Capt Johnson['s]
Co-Wheeler and Goodlow returned bring encouraging news-
say a beautifull country and Saralvo a pretty place-fine water
and grass-well pleased-will return in a day or so-Col W has
had a Quarrel with old Taylor and has told of our grievances and
our treatment-Wood is a great fellow-we all love him-J B P
Reed a letter from Mrs Jordan on the 27th the day after Finly
said he would cook no more-got drunle and then got sick-J B P
and Dorman started to Mier on 28th-26th Doct W sold his
horse-got $85-Jim Ramsey quite sick yet-Jim Dillard sick
too-Hope also-been try [ing] to get our horses shod-but dont
much believe we will succeed-J K H had a quarrel with the old
Qr Master Genl-it is said that our Regiment will get our pay
day after to morrow wish heaven grant it-for we do need it a
little of the worse-out of what I drew I have left $8 no letters
31st. J. B. P. returned from Mier-Were mustered for Pay-
Pay rolls all wrong every thing in confusion-great rejoicing in
camp late in the evening-Recd Letter from home-J K H one
from Dev [the writer's brother]
1st September. Wheeler and Goodlows companies start this
morning again to Seralvo as an escort for the train-Doct Lyons
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