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  1. Charles L.G. Anderson Papers

    Charles L. G. Anderson (1863-1952) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army; 9th Infantry at Whipple Barracks and Fort McDowell, AZ; later at Newport News, VA. The collection contains letters, receipts, bills, orders, and other materials chiefly relating to Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 11:42

  2. Autobiography of William Bladen Jett

    William Bladen Jett (1858-1941) was a Methodist minister who served in the U.S. Army with the 4th Cavalry in Arizona and New Mexico. This collection comprises an autobiographical manuscript containing reminiscences of Jett's boyhood in Virginia ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-07 11:46

  3. Correspondence of John D. Burgess

    Captain John DeWitt Burgess (1847-1918) was a soldier, mining engineer, Indian scout, and early pioneer of Tucson. After serving in the Civil War, he came to Arizona in 1873 and became involved with mining in the Prescott area. However, he also scouted ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:37

  4. George Lippitt Andrews Papers

    This collection consists of a 90-page manuscript diary for year of 1870, written by Colonel George Lippitt Andrews while superintendent of Indian Affairs for Arizona Territory at Fort Yuma. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:59

  5. Alexander Grayson Bowman Diary

    Daily record of the march from Camp Union, near San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1861, until his mustering out at Franklin, near El Paso, Texas, Dec. 12, 1864; and includes his subsequent journey back to California, to Feb. 12, 1865. ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-09 12:11

  6. Papers of John Robert Carter

    Collection consists of the personal and professional papers of John Robert Carter, a member of the African-American Company C of the Army's 25th Infantry. This collection includes military records, newspaper clipping consisting of muster rolls, ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-22 11:58

  7. Scrapbooks of the University of Arizona Dept. of Military Science and Tactics

    The collection is a scrapbook of clippings and photographic prints relating to the University of Arizona’s Department of Military Science and Tactics and the University of Arizona polo team. Included materials: Photographs Manuscript Subject Area: ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-10 14:31

  8. Reminiscences of Joseph Kirby Corson

    Joseph Kirby Corson was a surgeon for the U.S. Army, and stationed at both Prescott and Yuma, AZ between 1878 and 1882. The collection contains a typescript portion of a reminiscent diary, circa 1910, concerning Kirby’s U.S. Army service. The diary is ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-11 12:04

  9. Diary of John C. Tidball

    Lieutenant, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, John C. Tidball (1825-1906). Tidball accompanied Lt. A.W. Whipple on the 1853-1854 survey for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. This collection includes a diary kept during the ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-17 12:21

  10. Diary of Thomas Akers

    Thomas Akers served as a U.S. Army Private during the US Civil War and served in Company B of the 5th Infantry for the California Volunteers. The collection contains a holograph diary of Aker’s Civil War service from his swearing in at Sacramento, CA, Oct ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 15:22

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