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Meritt, Wesley, 1836-1910



  • Existence: 1836 - 1910

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

United States Army 5th Calvary correspondence and orders

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230216977]
Identifier: MSS 1688
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, handwritten and printed orders, and a handwritten campaign map. Also included are photocopies of handwritten correspondence apparently taken from a microfilm collection. The bulk of the materials were written in the summer and fall of 1876 during the campaigns against the Dakota and Cheyenne Indians. They document the activitiesand condition of the 5th Cavalry during these campaigns. Some letters also document that unit's activities in campaigning against the...
Dates: 1864-1881