General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico

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Title: General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico
Author: Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Translator: Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena
Description: Notifies the Mexican people of the dictates of martial law under U.S. occupation, naming in 12 separate directives the crimes which are punishable under U.S. law. By order of the “Mayor General” (Weinfield Scott) signed in type, “N.L. Scott”
Citation: Scott, Winfield. General Headquarters of the Army, General Order number 20, February 19, 1847, Tampico, Mexico. Translated by Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena. Tampico, Mexico: Imprenta de la calle de la Carniceria, 1847. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/27562.

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