Edward W. Wynkoop letter
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.
- Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, 1836-1891 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Major, 1st Cavalry, Colorado Volunteers.
2 items (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1975.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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- 2010 June 18
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.