Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Found in 3 Records:
The papers include (1) a testimony to his recent left-handness sworn before Douglas County Clerk in 1867, (2) a manuscript titled "A sketch of my military history" which he entered in a penmanship contest, sponsored by William Oland Bourne, editor of the "Soldier's Friend", (3) a letter from General U.S. Grant awarding Palmer first prize in the contest, and (4) letter awarding Palmer a $50 prize.
Letters by a variety of authors connected with the United States' Civil War. Topics include the daily lives of soldiers, military campaigns, request for supplies and aid, issues with desertion, court-martial decisions, soldiers reporting for duty, and officers issuing orders.
Letters written to Sallie Williams from a daughter, her husband J.F. Williams, and other various relatives. The letters from her husband are from when he was on trips with members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes while serving as an Indian Agent.