"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title "Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley
  • Series Title War and the Southwest Series
  • Added Title Number 6 in War and the Southwest Series

Creator

  • Compiler: McCaffrey, James M., 1946-
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886.
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas Press
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 1997

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This book contains a collection of letters written by Lieutenant Theodore Thadeus Sobieski (T. T. S.) Laidley between 1845 and 1848. The letters discuss life as a soldier during the Mexican War; most of the letters were written from various stations in Mexico. Each letter is bracketed by editorial commentary on the historical context and the collection is prefaced by a brief biography of Laidley's life prior to the first letter. Index starts on page 179.
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 185 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886 -- Correspondence.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Soldiers -- West Virginia -- Cabell County -- Correspondence.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Personnel
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Military and War - Wars - Mexican War
  • Keyword: letters
  • Keyword: epistolary collections

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Time Period: mex-tex
  • Time Period: tex-rev
  • Start Date: 1774
  • End Date: 1886

Collection

  • Name: University of North Texas Press
    Code: UNTP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Press
    Code: UNTP

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 37001773
  • ISBN: 1574410342
  • Call Number: E411.L34 1997
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 97-22086
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2055320
  • Series Number: 6
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc28333

Note

  • Display Note: "V. 6 War and the Southwest Series."