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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

Letters to Catherine H. Smith, and official military announcement of his death

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P154
Overview

Five letters from George W. Smith to his mother. The sixth item are regimental orders announcing Smith's death.

Dates: 1880 - 1881