Edward Miles to McArdle, October 15, 1885
San Antonio Texas October 15th 1885.
Mr. H. A. McArdle
Your very complementary letter of the 12th
is duly at hand, and very highly appreciated.
I have a promise of the Picture of
the Alamo from Mr. Gentilz and will obtain one for
you if possible & I may [be] able soon to send you
mine as I am. An Artist in Galveston took
100 or two hundred pictures at Galveston in 1879 of the
Texas Veterans[.] [H]e has mine also.
I have a Photograph of Capt Sylvester from
New Orleans about 3 years since-he is now dead. [H]e was our
color-bearer and 2nd Sergeant.
I am with Respect
P.S. I received two pictures from Col Bryan. I have given
the one to [of] "Big Foot" to a neighbor of his who will see that
it is delivered in due season.
Edward Miles to McArdle, October 15, 1885, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.