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Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, 1836-1891



  • Existence: 1836 - 1891

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward W. Wynkoop letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235969]
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