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Edward W. Wynkoop letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 194

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Aug. 1863, and addressed to Colonel John M. Chivington. Wynkoop writes from Camp Weld near Denver, Colorado concerning his scouting expedition on the heardwaters of the Bear, White, and Snake Rivers searching for Ute Indians after an attack on Fort Halleck on 7 July 1863. Also included is a hand-drawn map showing the locations of military posts in Colorado and the nearby areas.

Dates

  • 1863

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edward W. Wynkoop letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Major, 1st Cavalry, Colorado Volunteers.

Extent

2 items (0.08 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1975.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Edward W. Wynkoop letter
Status
In Progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 June 18
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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