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Anne E. Bingham reminiscences

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P56

Reminiscences of life on a farm near Junction City following migration west in 1869. Sixteen years on a Kansas farm, 1870-1886.

Dates: 1869, 1870-1886, 1921

Dodge and Miller family letters

Call Number: RH MS P974

This collection consists of six letters among three different generations of the Dodge family while residing in Buffalo, New York; at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and in Emporia, Kansas. The letters mostly focus on family news, including marriage announcements and the illnesses and deaths of family members.

Dates: 1832 - 1884

Ella Dewey Woart letter to her grandmother

Call Number: RH MS P830

This six-page letter was written in the spring of 1874 from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas by Ella Dewey Woart, daughter of John Woart, post chaplain at the fort. Having arrived at Fort Leavenworth with her parents the previous fall, Ella writes to her grandmother, describing the appearance of the fort, her family's quarters, her father's work, and the inhabitants at the fort and in the nearby town of Leavenworth.

Dates: May 19, 1874

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas photographic postcards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH PH P486

Two real photographic postcards depicting Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The views are of officers' quarters on Pope Avenue and of Otis Hall. There are descriptive inscriptions on the back of each postcard. Fort Leavenworth, which is located north of Leavenworth, Kansas, is the oldest Army post west of the Mississippi River and is known for training Army leaders through its Command School.

Dates: approximately 1909

General orders regarding Nez Perce prisoners at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas,

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P106

Orders issued by Captain J. J. Coppinger detailing the personnel and duties of a guard for Nez Perce prisoners-of-war encamped near the fort. The order is signed by P. T. Brodrick, 1st Lt. and Adjutant 23rd Infantry, Post Adjutant and by 1st Lt. W. P. Manning, 23rd Infantry.

Dates: November 28, 1877

James Henry Lane Papers

Call Number: RH MS 28

The collection includes correspondence, notes and source material, clippings, maps, photographs, documents, and other related items, dating primarily from 1841-1923.

Dates: 1841 - 1923

Jesse T. Roberts land certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q436

Land certificate deeding real property to Jesse T. Roberts from the Delaware tribe, as recorded by the register at the Land Office at Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory.

Dates: May 6, 1854

Leavenworth, Kansas photographs

Call Number: RH PH 109

Photographs of Leavenworth Kansas.

Dates: approximately 1867-1900

Letter to Dr. C. Keeny, Liberty, Mo, Camp Leavenworth

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P174

Discusses disorder of his horse. Refers to illness of Lt. Walker.

Dates: August 8, 1827

Letter to General Heath from Colonel Simeon Smith

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P29

Col. Smith thanks Gen. Heath for the suggestion that a new assignment in Santa Fe might be profitable. He then relates his frustrated attempts to secure a transfer to duty in St. Paul. Letter dated Leavenworth, Kansas. On back side note in another handwriting: "Col. Sim Smith, March 20, 69 Ans. my letter rel. to his coming to N[ew] M[exico]."

Dates: March 20, 1869

Letter to "My dear Manning". Dated Headquarters, Department of the Missouri, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P31

Letter, [18]86 Oct. 25, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. [to William C.], Manning from O.B. Willcox. Willcox thanks Manning for his congratulations of Willcox becoming commander of the Army Dept. of the Missouri, headquartered at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Paper watermarked: Belfast lancers, trademark registered 1877.

Dates: October 25, 1886

Letter to William Pierce, 1854

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P481

Letter written by C.C. Andrews in Fort Leavenworth to his friend, William Pierce.

Dates: September 11, 1854

Letters of Forrest W. Bassett (Company A, 6th Field Battalion, U.S. Signal Corps), while in training at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 612

This collection consists of eighty-one letters and two postcards written from July 1917 to May 1918 by U.S. Army Signal Corpsman Forrest W. Bassett of Beloit, Wisconsin, while stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Most of Bassett's letters are to Ava Marie Shaw of Beloit, to whom he writes of his affection and of his drills and training for World War I military service as a radio operator.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Lewis A. Waterman letters

Call Number: RH MS 515

The Lewis A. Waterman Collection contains twenty-nine letters that were written by him from 1864 to 1865 while serving in the United States Signal Corps, stationed chiefly at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The collection also includes cartes de visites of Waterman's Signal Corps comrades at Fort Leavenworth.

Dates: 1864 - 1865

Lt. B.A. Linett letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P28

Letter to the editor of the Globe, Washington, D. C. Dated Fort Leavenworth, January 30, 1837.

Dates: January 30, 1837

Special Order No. 211. (Extract). By order of the Secretary of War. Washington, D. C.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P30

Orders call for First Lieutenant Jacob W. Keller, unassigned, to report to Colonel Thomas H. Roger, 18th. U.S. Infantry, President of the Retiring Board at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Dates: August 19, 1870

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