March  20, 1846


Latest from Corpus Christi. — We have dates from Corpus Christi up to the 11th inst.  Our correspondent “F,” writes us that at this time the camp was almost entirely deserted, upwards of 3000 of the troops having marched for the Rio Grande, and all well prepared in every respect for any emergency.  A company of artillery, and a large number of convalescents, were left behind, but they would soon go on by water.  The camp women and children – a goodly number – would accompany them.  Some 150 sick would remain in the hospital at Corpus Christi.


Source: The Daily Picayune, March 20, 1846, p. 2, col. 1.



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