Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten copy of a letter, dated September 15, 1847, composed at Little Rock, Arkansas, and addressed to John D. Phoenix of New York City. Pike was serving as captain of volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico. He writes to David Phoenix telling him of the death of John D. Phoenix and describes the area and the condition of the troops.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated March 13, 1813, and addressed to General M. L. Woolsey in Plattsburgh, New York. The item was written from Sackets Harbor. Pike writes concerning supplies necessary for an invasion.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated May 26, 1809, and addressed to Jonathan Williams, commanding officer at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Pike writes concerning the activities and accomplishments of his brother, George, at the academy.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Nov. 1879, and addressed to Henry Storm of New York City. The signature is illegible. The letter is written on "Quartermaster General's Office" stationary and is concerned with the commission of the sender.
Handwritten and signed letter addressed to J. J. Keeler of Provo, Utah and dated 31 Aug. 1944. Wakefield tells about the war winding down in Europe, mentions his bombing missions, relates about his visit to Napels, Italy, and comments on his activities regarding playing the organ.
Handwritten letters with typewritten copies. Wilson applies for his bounty for joining the army in Illinois. He also writes three letters about army life while stationed in Tennessee in November of 1864. Two of the letters were addressed to Samuel Kirkpatrick in Illinois. Also included is a letter to Kirkpatrick and his tax receipt for 1871.