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Generals -- United States -- Biography

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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Biography and memorabilia of Robert Mylchrist Cannon

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 943
Scope and Contents

This collecion consists of 4 biographies, 2 resumes, awards, letters, magazine articles, and photocopied newspaper photos and articles referring to Cannon.

Dates: 1945-1976

Dwight D. Eisenhower letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292264]
Identifier: Vault MSS 584
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated June 27, 1957, written on "The White House Washington" stationary, and addressed to Jean M. F. Dubois in Denver, Colorado. Eisenhower expresses sympathy that Dubois has been ill and concern for his "struggles" in writing a book about his father. Eisenhower also regrets not being able to visit Denver that summer.

Dates: 1957 June 27

Philip Kearny letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292355]
Identifier: Vault MSS 576
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written on September 23, 1845 at Fort Leavenworth and addressed to Lt. Col. George Tallcott. The note states that the accounts relating to supplies had been forwarded. The accounts were delayed due to Kearny's ill health. Kearny was on a military expedition to the South Pass area when this was written. He was in the command of his uncle Stephen Watts Kearny (1794-1848) at the time.

Dates: 1845 September 23

Philander Simmons biography of Kit Carson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291837]
Identifier: Vault MSS 657
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed biography of Kit Carson. These are the personal recollections of Simmons, who knew Carson from 1858-1867.

Dates: 1870

Robert E. Lee letter to George Gibson

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233291738]
Identifier: Vault MSS 630
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter relaying a provisions report to the Commissary General, George Gibson.

Dates: 1830

George Brinton McClellan letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292439]
Identifier: Vault MSS 571
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter written from the Army of the Potomac headquarters on July 10, 1862. The item is addressed to Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), adjutant General of the Union Army. McClellan wants all of the regiments and batteries of the army brought up to "regulation" in size. He suggests combining units to bring them up to strength.

Dates: 1862 July 10

Zachary Taylor note

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292397]
Identifier: Vault MSS 585
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed note dated Jan. 3, 1835. Taylor acknowledges the receipt of extra whiskey for ten men at Fort Crawford who performed one day extra duty.

Dates: 1835 January 3

John J. Pershing letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293536]
Identifier: Vault MSS 621
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter of thanks to Fred N. Rogers for a telegram of support.

Dates: 1921

Tiger Jack

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1589
Scope and Contents

Printer's proofs, a rough draft, and newsletters. These include a printer's proof of "Tiger Jack" and a photocopy of printer's proofs with handwritten corrections superimposed on each. Also included is a typewritten rough draft of "Division Commander: Study of a leader, 'P' Wood and the 4th Armored Division," and newsletters (1973-1974) describing the history of the division during World War II.

Dates: 1979

Lew Wallace letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292017]
Identifier: Vault MSS 637
Scope and Contents

Three handwritten and signed letters. One is an introduction for John M. Judah to the U. S. Consul in Paris, France, sent to Judah with a brief note. Another is a request from Wallace et al. to refuse Henry M. Talbot membership in the Meridian Club.

Dates: 1897