University of Arizona

United States Army, Military Division of the Missouri

Photocopies of 118 documents, chiefly official correspondence and printed orders related to Captain Nicholas Nolan, 10th Cavalry, from 1878 to 1880. Letters from the winter of 1879 concern the escort and protection of reservation Indians on a hunting expedition, including Kiowas, Comanches and Pawnees. In the summer and fall of 1880, while stationed at Fort Quitman, Texas, Nolan cooperated with Mexican forces along the Rio Grande River, in the pursuit of Indians with the Apache chief, Victorio. Correspondents include Henry O. Flipper and P.B. Hunt.