Derrick F. Hamlink was a Civil War veteran; served with the 4th New York Artillery, 1861- 1865. He worked for the U.S. Treasury Dept. until 1868, then went into business for himself.The collection contains thirteen documents and letters pertaining to Haml ...
castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:47
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 expe ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:20
Operational and Administrative Papers Relating to the District of Colorado and the 1st Regiment Cavalry of Colorado
The 1st Regiment Cavalry of Colorado was made up of volunteers from Colorado citizenry. It was organized in Denver in 1861, having been converted to cavalry from an infantry unit. During the Civil War years, this regiment fought mostly with Indians and gu ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:29
Contains two holograph duplicate invoices for building materials and tools sent for the construction of "the Fort on the River Gila." The invoices were signed and dated by Bvt. Lt. Col. S. McRee, Quartermaster, U.S. Army, St. Louis, Mo. on May 1 ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:31
Fort Sumner was established on November 30, 1862 and located in the Bosque Redondo on the east bank of the Pecos River. In 1863, 7,000 Navajos from Canyon de Chelly were forced to move there, where they were confined during a period of disastrous crop fai ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:36
Located at the border of Washington and Oregon, it was a Hudson Bay Company trading post from 1829-1846. Established by the U.S. Army as Columbia Barracks in 1849, it was renamed Fort Vancouver in 1853, and officially designated Vancouver Barracks in 1879 ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:45
Speech of Honorable George F. Hoar deliverd in the Senate of the United States, April 17, 1900, on the policy of the United States relative to the Philippine Islands
Original typescript text of speech delivered in the United States Senate, April 17, 1900, with holograph additions and corrections, and printed insertions. The speech was intended to persuade the Senate to vote against Senate Resolution 53, which proclaim ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:04
Official Report of the Chief of the United States Army Ambulance Service with the French Army, to the Surgeon General of the Army
The United States Army Ambulance Service, also known as the USAAS, was created by presidential order May 18, 1917, for the duration of the "existing emergency." It incorporated the civilian volunteer units already in France: the American Field S ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:48
Josaih Gorgas, 1818-1883, was a General and Chief of Ordnance for the Confederate States Army; later, president of the University of Alabama. A typescript copy of General Gorgas' notes concerning the arms and artillery of the Confederate States Army ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:52
Evans Percy Peterman was a Texas contractor and lieutenant in WWI; his father A.L. Peterman was a professor, salesman, and real estate agent in Texas, several Southeastern states, and Mexico. Chiefly miscellaneous financial papers and correspondence, from ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:48