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Fort Laramie (Wyo.) -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Wlliam H. Cowell journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315308]
Identifier: MSS SC 1802
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of a diary. The volume talks about Cowell's experiences in the US Army with the Ohio Volunteers including confrontations with Native Americans.

Dates: 1862-1864

Lawrence Pike Graham pay voucher

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324086]
Identifier: MSS SC 2478
Scope and Contents

Printed, handwritten, and signed pay voucher dated 31 July 1858. The item documents the pay Graham received while serving as a major with the United States Army at Fort Laramie, Wyoming.

Dates: 1858 July 31

John Hunton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 103
Scope and Contents Government contracts and correspondence between Hunton and the Headquarters Department of the Platte at Fort Laramie and Fort Fetterman, Wyoming, concerning the acquisition and transportation of army supplies, and including information on the closing of Fort Laramie and Hunton's acquisition of certain military bridges. Other miscellaneous documents include the relief papers for three soldiers, a receipt roll for clothing issued to enlisted men, a circular letter (carbon) from the Army...
Dates: 1872-1925

N. Simons letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323344]
Identifier: MSS SC 2421
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 28 June probably in 1854 and written in Fort Laramie, Wyoming. The item was addressed to Dr. C. L. Webster of Elmore, Illinois. Simons describes the overland journey as "long, tedious and tasteless." He also expresses regret for having started the trip.

Dates: approximately 1854