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Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 records:

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

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P155
Overview

Stotts relates his experiences joining the army at St. Louis in 1866 and traveling over the Great Plains to Fort Lyon, Colorado. He describes killing buffalo, a Native American village, Fort Dodge and Buffalo Bill, Bent's Fort, flooding of Fort Lyon and the construction of New Fort Lyon, and the wars with Native American tribes, including comments on General Goerge Custer and the death of Black Kettle, a chief of the Cheyenne.

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

Pioneer stories. Abilene

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P45
Scope and Contents

Describes frontier life in Kansas 1866-1869 while Gorden worked as a telegraph operator for the Kansas Pacific Railroad.

Dates: undated