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Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925



  • Existence: 1839 - 1925

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George A. and Elizabeth B. Custer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 364
Scope and Contents

This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence of both Custers including military reports and orders, newspaper clippings, and two patents issued to G. A. Custer. Correspondents include Edwin. M. Stanton, Zachariah Chandler, Reuben E. Fenton, Andrew Johnson, Lawrence Barrett, William T. Sherman, Nelson A. Miles, B. O. Aylesworth, and A. B. Ostrander.

Dates: 1857-1929

Nelson Appleton Miles letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308170]
Identifier: MSS SC 1023
Scope and Contents 24 items: 20 handwritten letters; 1 typewritten letter; 1 printed program from an 1877 banquet in his honor; and a 1935 newspaper account detailing his campaign against the Indians in 1876. Two letters are undated. Most are addressed to Lieutenant (later Captain) Frank D. Baldwin. Letters contain requests for supplies and teamsters in preparation for his Indian campaigns; a report on an engagement with the Sioux under Sitting Bull in December 1876; and other personal and official...
Dates: 1875-1898

Nelson Appleton Miles letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293957]
Identifier: Vault MSS 669
Scope and Contents

Five handwritten letters and one typed letter, all signed by Miles. They deal primarily with military matters. One item is addressed to Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901), President of the United States, and another to Frank D. Baldwin.

Dates: 1878-1898

Additional filters:

Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 2
Letters 2
Dakota Indians -- Wars, 1876 1
Generals -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876 1