Fort Bridger (Wyo.) -- History
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes several personal and business letters between 1863 and 1925, and letters of condolence at the time of Carter's death in 1881. In addition there is an undated map of Fort Bridger detailing the water lines and buildings.
Series comprised of letters, news clippings, legal documents, a map, and diaries which give insight into William A. Carter, and Fort Bridger activities between 1857 and 1925.
Handwritten letter dated 8 March 1886. Cooke responds to a request to give an account his part in the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858, during which a federal army entered Utah. Cooke writes about the march, the wintering at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, the establishing of Camp Floyd, Utah, and about his conversatins with Albert Sidney Johnston, who led the expedition.
Muster roll of Captain Thomas Hendrickson's Company H of the Sixth Regiment of Infantry, Army of the United States
Printed form with handwritten notations. The Company left Fort Bridger, Utah Territory, Aug. 21, 1858, enroute to Benicia, California, and was encamped at Bear River, Oregon Territory when the muster was completed. Includes enlistment and pay information and recapitulation of company statistics.
Contents include drafts of writings, mainly articles, written by Robert S. Ellison pertaining to the history of Wyoming, specifically Fort Bridger. Includes draft of Ellison's book, "Fort Bridger : A Brief History," clippings, and reprints. Materials dated 1924 to 1940.