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Fort Vancouver (Wash.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Cooley Mason and Minerva Needham Mason letters to Rodney Mason

Call Number: WA MSS S-4549
Abstract: Collection of 51 letters sent to Rodney Mason from his brother Edwin Cooley Mason and mother Minerva Needham Mason, 1875-1878. The letters were sent as the pair travelled from Newport Barracks, Kentucky; Columbus Barracks, Ohio; Fort Vancouver, Washington; and Portland, Oregon, and document the Edwin Cooley Mason's service in the 21st Infantry Regiment of the Department of Columbia.A majority of the letters relate to the Nez Perce War and the Bannock War and mention generals...
Dates: 1875-1882

Thomas Fry Tobey papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-1354

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.

Dates: 1808-1929