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Label
1864-1881
Inclusive dates
1864-1881
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Handwritten correspondence, handwritten and printed orders, and a handwritten campaign map. Also included are photocopies of handwritten correspondence apparently taken from a microfilm collection. The bulk of the materials were written in the summer and fall of 1876 during the campaigns against the Dakota and Cheyenne Indians. They document the activitiesand condition of the 5th Cavalry during these campaigns. Some letters also document that unit's activities in campaigning against the Ute Indians of Colorado in 1879. Many of the items are either to or from the 5th's commander, Wesley Merritt (1836-1910)
Biographical or historical data
Cavalry unit in the United States Army that participated in the campaigns against the Indians of the American West.
Cataloging source
UPB
Form designation
Correspondence and orders
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 Unknown Label
Instantiates
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
104 items.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBV93-A424
  • (OCoLC)ocn141228196
Label
 Unknown Label
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
104 items.
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBV93-A424
  • (OCoLC)ocn141228196

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