United States. Army (Military life)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
W. W. H. Davis papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1323
Overview: The W. W. H. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, writings, journals, diaries, drawings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia which document the life and career of W. W. H. Davis. The five scrapbooks chronicle Davis's participation in the Mexican War and Civil War, service in New Mexico, and his interest in Democratic party politics. The correspondence and memorabilia in the scrapbooks are arranged according to major themes. The autobiographical writings series contains essays...
Dates: 1846-1896, bulk 1846-1864
Ethan Allen Hitchcock collection on Indian removal
Call Number: WA MSS S-2678
Overview: The collection documents several episodes in the history of Indian removal in the southeastern United States and Missouri, focusing on the activities of Generals Ethan Allen Hitchcock and Thomas Sidney Jesup in the 1830s and early 1840s. Material includes autograph letters, signed, and manuscript reports, diaries, and maps.
John Vance Lauderdale papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1317
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journal entries, photographs, sketches, and printed ephemera that document the life and military career of John Vance Lauderdale. Originally bound in thirteen indexed scrapbooks. Subjects discussed include family life, military life, treatment of Indians and blacks, and the practice of medicine. Two boxes of lantern slides accompany papers.
Alfred Sully papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1311
Overview: The papers document the career of an United States Army officer who served on the western frontier. The papers contain correspondence between Sully, his family, and colleagues, army records from Sully's positions at posts in California and the northern plains, as well as records from his appointment as Superintendent of the Indians for the Territory of Montana.There are some personal papers and research material on Alfred Sully gathered by his grandson Langdon Sully as he wrote the...