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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JSM-46
Date February 19, 1895
Scope & Content Letter from John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, February 19, 1895

Physical Appearance: Autographed letter signed from John S. Mosby to Dr. Aristides Monteiro, dated February 19, 1895, in San Francisco, written on Southern Pacific Company: Law Department letterhead. Mosby writes Dr. Monteiro complaining that the printer had "mutilated" his article on Sheridan, specifically about format errors like footnotes and quotation marks. Also lamenting that "the North has always given our command more credit for the damage done them than the South has." Mosby credits this to jealousy in the army. (See "Letters of J. S. Mosby," pp. 75-76.) 3 pp. Marks: "No. 35" in top margin on first page.
Creator Mosby, John S., Col.
People Monteiro, Aristides
Mosby, John Singleton
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Search Terms Article
Subjects Newspapers
Reviews, Military
Military leadership
Military life
Military officers