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Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911 : Benjamin Henry Grierson Papers, 1865-1890

Volunteer military officer during the Civil War, organizer of the U.S. Army Tenth Cavalry in 1866, commander of various Western army posts and active in opening the Western frontier until retirement in 1890. Griersonís papers consist of correspondence (including over a hundred letters to his wife, Alice Kirk Grierson), documents such as orders, reports and maps and other military material, as well as personal miscellany relating to his service in the Western Territories. Microfilm copy available in the Newberry Library.
Extent: 2 linear feet - (5 boxes)
Subjects: Indians and the West
Call Number: VAULT Ayer MS 3039
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The Benjamin Henry Grierson Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).