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History and war record of John O. Stotts, Sergeant Co. G, 3rd Regt, U.S. Infantry.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P155

Scope and Contents

Stotts relates his experiences joining the army at St. Louis in 1866 and traveling over the plains to Fort Lyon, Colo. He describes killing buffalo, an Indian village, Ft. Dodge and Buffalo Bill, Bent's Fort, flooding of Ft. Lyon and the construction of New Ft. Lyon, the Indian wars including comments on Custer and the death of Black Kettle.

Dates

  • 1866 - 1868

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 folder (44 pages on 23 leaves. Xerox copy of handwritten notebook.)

Physical Location

RH MS P155

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned far xeroxing by Fred Stotts, Kansas City, Kansas, 1967.

Title
Guide to the John O. Stotts Collection
Subtitle
History and war record of John O. Stotts, Sergeant Co. G, 3rd Regt, U.S. Infantry.
Author
kpz 6 March 1973 – rev. 2-1976 mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7542662162
Preferred citation
John O. Stotts Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P155, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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