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
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
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
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
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
Tenodor Ten Eyck,1819-1911, was an infantry major who served in the Civil War and on the frontier. Consists mostly of diaries and biographical material relating to Tenodor Ten Eyck, from 1860-1890. The nine diaries cover different stages in his adult life ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 13:00
Muster roll of Captain L.N. Halbert's Company of the 4th Regiment of Texas State Troops, Army of the Confederate States of America, Col. John Sayles
The 4th Infantry Regiment was led by Col. John Sayles, Lt. Col. James W. Barnes, and Major Moses Austin Bryan. This muster roll is printed on both sides of one sheet, 52 x 65 cm. It lists names, ranks, when and where enlisted, whether present or absent, a ...
castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:12
Holograph diary contains brief entries of Crowley's personal and professional experiences as a U.S. Army officer, stationed in various places in the United States, during World War II. He served in California at a Japanese internment camp, Luna Canyo ...
castanoe - 2013-04-18 16:05