United States. Army. Cavalry, 5th
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten and signed letters. Two are dated 25 Sept. 1876 and the other is dated 1 Oct. 1876. All three were written at Ft. Laramie, Wyoming and addressed to Wesley Merritt, commander of the 5th Calvary. Crook orders the discharge of some scouts, advises that "California Joe" be made the Merritt's guide, and tells him how to attack Red Cloud's Dakota Indians.
Manuscripts, printed forms with manuscript entries, and holographs. The collection contains letters written to and from Gould about personal and regimental matters during and immediately after the Civil War. Includes three quartermaster receipts, a claim of an enlisted man for back pay in which Gould acted as attorney, and responses to Gould's request for an honorable discharge.
Typescript, with hand-written corrections, of a book published by the Old Army Press in 1984. Most of these items were first published as newspaper articles in the Milwaukee "Sentinel" mostly in the 1880s. They were edited by Harry H. Anderson. The work is a first-person account of King's activities and experiences in fighting Indians in the United States.
Handwritten and signed letters all written in May, June, and July of 1876 and sent from Chicago, Illinois. Six of the items were written to Wesley Merritt who was with the 9th cavalry and later commanded the 5th cavalry. Sheridan gives orders and suggestions relating to the campaign against the Indians.
- Dakota Indians -- Wars, 1876 3
- Letters 3
- Cheyenne Indians -- Wars, 1876 2
- Generals -- United States -- Correspondence 2
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 2
- Material Types 2
- Military 2
- Politics, Government, and Law 2
- Correspondence 1
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 -- Personal narratives 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Military orders 1
- Publications 1
- Slim Buttes, Battle of, S.D., 1876 -- Sources 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Literary collections 1
- Ute Indians -- Wars, 1879 1 ∧ less