Edward G. Bush official correspondence
Scope and Contents
Handwritten military orders and official correspondence plus photocopies. Also included is a hand-drawn map of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation and nearby areas. This item is housed separately in a location for oversized materials. General George Crook (1828-1890) sent orders to Fort Douglas directing that two companies be sent to assure that the road between Price, Utah and the Uintah Reservation be made passable for heavy freight. Major, later lieutenant colonel, Bush was given the assignment. The materials document his assignment, activities, and the troubles encountered.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Mat'l specified: Originals. Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Mat'l specified: Photocopies. Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edward G. Bush official correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Edward G. Bush (1832-1892) was an officer in the United States Army. He served in the Civil War, participating in the battles at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and later in garrisons throughout the United States. He was stationed at Fort Douglas, Utah between 1883 and 1886.
9 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
Purchased from Norm Flayderman in 1984.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Norm Flayderman; 1984.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Crook, George, 1829-1890
- Fort Douglas (Utah) -- History
- Fort Duchesne (Utah) -- History
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence
- Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation (Utah) -- History
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 6th -- History
- Ute Indians -- History
- Register of Edward G. Bush official correspondence Bush (Edward G.) official correspondence
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.