United States. Army (Military life)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Albert Barnitz papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1294
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, diaries, military papers, and other material documenting the military career of Albert Barnitz and Barnitz family life. The papers concern such subjects as cavalry operations, military life, relations between parents and children, and child rearing practices.
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
Charles Augustus Ropes Dimon papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1308
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and military papers documenting the military career of Charles Dimon in 1864-65.
John W. Dodd papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1300
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other papers documenting John W. Dodd's service in the Mexican War and the effect the conflict had on his wife Eliza in Marion, Indiana.
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.
James Jones papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 23
Overview: The papers contain writings, correspondence, family papers, photographs, and printed works documenting the life and writing career of James Jones. Included among the writings are drafts of six published novels and one unpublished one, poetry, screenplays and short stories. The papers also provide documentation on his personal life, particularly during World War II, his early efforts to find a publisher for his works, and his long association with Harry and Lowney Handy.
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.
Joseph Verner Reed papers
Call Number: MS 1222
Overview: Personal and professional correspondence, administrative files, writings and genealogical manuscripts, notebooks, news clippings, memorabilia, loose photographs and photograph albums relating to the Reed family and Reed's service as captain in the U.S. Army at Camp Murphy, Florida.
Dates: 1862-1964, bulk 1942-1946
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Joseph Verner Reed papers
Abraham L. Sands papers
Call Number: MS 705
Overview: Correspondence, orders, requisitions, legal papers, invoices, and inventories of Abraham L. Sands, Army officer. The papers relate primarily to the routine details of Army life in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. from 1818-1825. Correspondents include John C. Calhoun, Richard K. Call, Henry Dearborn, and James Wilkinson. There is also a small amount of material relating to the Sands and Beekman families.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Abraham L. Sands 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...
Thomas Fry Tobey papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-1354
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, appointments, discharge certificates, photographs, printed material, and other military papers documenting Tobey's life and career, particularly during the Civil War years. There is additional material concerning his later career during which time he served at several Far Western posts.