Generals -- United States -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486644]
Identifier: MSS 894
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and reports. Forty-four of the items deal with Baxter's activities during the Civil War. Many of them were written by Baxter and by other participants. They deal with a wide range of military matters including the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 and the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864. Also included is official and family correspondence kept while Baxter was in Honduras.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287066]
Identifier: Vault MSS 160
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323286]
Identifier: MSS SC 2396
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Two are dated 25 Sept. 1876 and the other is dated 1 Oct. 1876. All three were written at Ft. Laramie, Wyoming and addressed to Wesley Merritt, commander of the 5th Calvary. Crook orders the discharge of some scouts, advises that "California Joe" be made the Merritt's guide, and tells him how to attack Red Cloud's Dakota Indians.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320845]
Identifier: MSS SC 2256
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320852]
Identifier: MSS SC 2257
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 19 Aug. 1795 which was addressed to H. J. Greeneville. Harrison requests fiften pounds of flour and one pint of salt for the "Shawano" (Shawnee) Indians.
Dates: 1795 August 19
Item — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197233283214], Folder: 27-28
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter addressed to "My dear General Porter." Butterfield writes, "Thro mistake Ms B sent this to Gel. Horace Porter--am sorry--hope its not too late for you." The item is undated. The "General Porter" is probably Fitz-John Porter under whom Butterfield served during the Civil War.
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289583]
Identifier: Vault MSS 391
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed "General Order #5," dated 18 Feb. 1862, and composed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Grant orders all captured property turned over to the respective quartermasters. Handwritten and signed letter, dated 11 July 1863, and addressed to Admiral David D. Porter, commander of the Mississippi Squadron. Grant informs Porter that he accepts the admiral's suggestion. The note contains only twenty-one words. Handwritten and signed letter, composed in Washington, DC, dated 6 Dec....
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288254]
Identifier: Vault MSS 271
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233293957]
Identifier: Vault MSS 669
Scope and Contents Five handwritten letters and one typed letter, all signed by Miles. They deal primarily with military matters. One item is addressed to Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901), President of the United States, and another to Frank D. Baldwin.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230323294]
Identifier: MSS SC 2397
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters all written in May, June, and July of 1876 and sent from Chicago, Illinois. Six of the items were written to Wesley Merritt who was with the 9th cavalry and later commanded the 5th cavalry. Sheridan gives orders and suggestions relating to the campaign against the Indians.