Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906
James William Forsyth (1836-1906), United States army officer
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Call Number: WA MSS S-1404
Abstract: The papers record the career of a nineteenth century military officer in the American West and, in particular, his service in the Wounded Knee campaign. Forsyth's correspondence documents his service as military secretary to General Sheridan and as an inspector for the military Department of the Missouri during the 1870s. The letters also trace his command in the Bannock War of 1878, his part in the Wounded Knee campaign and subsequent investigation, and his command of the Department of...
Dates: 1865-1932, bulk 1870-1898