Major General O.O. Howard to McArdle, April 4, 1892
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Success [noted by McArdle]
April 4th 1892
H. A. McArdle Esq.
I received your favor of
March 7th at the City of Mexico
and by the kindness of Genl.
Diaz had the records of the War
Office examined with reference to
the question of uniform in 1836.
I found that the memorandum
which you enclosed and which I
return is correct in regard to
colors of uniforms and leather
shakos. The shako had a small red
Major General O.O. Howard to McArdle, April 4, 1892, The Battle of San Jacinto Notebook, The McArdle Notebooks, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.