Found in 5 Records:
Reminiscences of early days near Blue Mound. Recounts family's departure from England and trip West. Describes pioneer life in Douglas County, raids during the civil War, and Indians in the area. A 4-page "Excerpt" and map is included with the account.
The collection contains records, papers and photographs of Weltmer's military and business careers, along with family papers and memorabilia. Over the years, Weltmer kept copies of war correspondence and journals of the 137th Infantry and later the 130th Field Artillery activities. These records are a part of the collection. For additional photographs from the Henry J. Weltmer collection, see RH Ms-P23.
Samuel Strickler was Brigadier General of the Kansas Militia in the early 1860s during the United States' Civil War. Most of this collection pertains to organizing militia companies in Kansas; there are also two photographs in the collection.
- Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Armories -- Kansas -- Hiawatha 1
- Bonds -- United States 1
- Camp Joseph T. Robinson (Ark.) 1
- Civil service -- Kansas 1
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Douglas County 1
- Hiawatha (Kan.) -- Description and travel 1
- Horton (Kan.) 1
- Indians of North America -- Kansas 1
- Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1
- Kansas -- Politics and government 1
- Land use -- Kansas -- Leavenworth 1
- Sabetha (Kan.) 1
- Soldiers -- Kansas 1
- Troy (Kan.) 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1 + ∧ less