Generals -- United States -- Biography
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collecion consists of 4 biographies, 2 resumes, awards, letters, magazine articles, and photocopied newspaper photos and articles referring to Cannon.
Typewritten and signed letter dated June 27, 1957, written on "The White House Washington" stationary, and addressed to Jean M. F. Dubois in Denver, Colorado. Eisenhower expresses sympathy that Dubois has been ill and concern for his "struggles" in writing a book about his father. Eisenhower also regrets not being able to visit Denver that summer.
Handwritten and signed letter written on September 23, 1845 at Fort Leavenworth and addressed to Lt. Col. George Tallcott. The note states that the accounts relating to supplies had been forwarded. The accounts were delayed due to Kearny's ill health. Kearny was on a military expedition to the South Pass area when this was written. He was in the command of his uncle Stephen Watts Kearny (1794-1848) at the time.
Handwritten and signed letter written from the Army of the Potomac headquarters on July 10, 1862. The item is addressed to Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), adjutant General of the Union Army. McClellan wants all of the regiments and batteries of the army brought up to "regulation" in size. He suggests combining units to bring them up to strength.
Printer's proofs, a rough draft, and newsletters. These include a printer's proof of "Tiger Jack" and a photocopy of printer's proofs with handwritten corrections superimposed on each. Also included is a typewritten rough draft of "Division Commander: Study of a leader, 'P' Wood and the 4th Armored Division," and newsletters (1973-1974) describing the history of the division during World War II.
Three handwritten and signed letters. One is an introduction for John M. Judah to the U. S. Consul in Paris, France, sent to Judah with a brief note. Another is a request from Wallace et al. to refuse Henry M. Talbot membership in the Meridian Club.