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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Beaujoilais Throckmorton letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-3249
Abstract Most of the letters are to Throckmorton’s mother, Mary, in Washington (D.C.). In addition to his homesickness and hopes to relocate, he relates news and observations on Indian affairs. Two letters to Throckmorton’s mother, dated 1877, are from David D. Porter, an admiral and head of the naval Board of inspection. Throckmorton saw active service in the Civil War primarily at Bull Run, Shiloh, Perryville and Stone River. Remaining a Major in the army, he was also active in the Indian Wars...
Dates: 1872-1880

Keagle, G.R. My account of my trip across the Plains.

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ruggles-485
Abstract Civil War veteran G.R. Keagle's diary detailing his journey from West Point, Iowa to Glendale, Nevada, April 16 - August 19, 1866. This volume is a copy of the original prepared in 1868 after the original was damaged in a flood.
Dates: 1866