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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 2 (search)
ink there will be any fighting here, unless we advance on Tula, when we will meet with resistance; but I will explain this more fully hereafter. General Patterson is said to be within fifty miles of this place; he has lost all the honor of the taking of Victoria by being behind. I am in perfect health, and thought much of you and our dear children on Christmas Day; nor have I forgotten that to-morrow is our wedding day, and that I have been happy for six years. Victoria, Mexico, January 7, 1847. A few days after our arrival, General Quitman sent me to reconnoitre the road to Tula, as far as a little place called Las Minas, and where the enemy were said to have their advance. I went with only twenty men, mounted on sorry ponies, as we had no cavalry of any kind; but, meeting a Mexican on the way, who told us the enemy had retired beyond the mountains, I advanced in perfect security as far as Las Minas, and had the men been provided with rations, would have gone beyond. It