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  • Writer's pictureKirk Jenkins

Lt. Col. Jouett Travels to Mexico

From the Louisville Daily Courier, April 24, 1847

A very large meeting of the citizens of Lexington, (Ky.), was held on Monday, 12th inst., to take measures for bringing back the remains of the officers and soldiers from Fayette county, who fell in the battle of Buena Vista. Capt. George P. Jouett and Nelson Dudley, Esq. were selected as the committee to proceed to the battle ground for that purpose. Thos. L. Crittenden, Esq. the volunteer aid to Gen. Taylor during the battle was present, and delivered an eloquent address.

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