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  1. 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 expe ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:20

  2. 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

  3. Invoices of the United States Army, Quartermaster Corps.

    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

  4. United States Army, District of New Mexico

    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

  5. Fort Vancouver (Washington)

    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

  6. An International Affair

    Robert W. Chambers, 1865-1933, was an Artist and illustrator; author of romance fiction and military articles and sketches. THe collection includes a holograph, 40-page manuscript, written in pencil, contains a fictional story about Civil War soldiers. In ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:48

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Extracts from my notes written chiefly soon after the close of the war

    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

  10. Letter of B. Tiernan, March 26, 1900

    Holograph letter written to Harvey Whitehill, Sheriff of Grant Co., New Mexico, dated March 26, 1900. It was sent from Tiernan's office in Galveston, Texas. The letter recounts his 1880 arrival in the Territory of New Mexico and his first meeting wit ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:42

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