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Benjamin Henry Grierson papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3039
Abstract 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. Grierson’s 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...
Dates: 1865-1890

Christopher C. Augur Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3008
Abstract United States army officer, 1843 to 1885. Correspondence, printed and manuscript military orders and reports, letter-books, a miscellany of accounts and receipts, clippings, memorabilia and maps, mainly documenting Augur's military activities and commands before and during the Civil War, and post-war service in the Pacific Northwest, Texas and the Gulf.
Dates: 1780-1912; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1885

O. C. McNary papers

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-3128
Abstract Printed and handwritten army orders, 1882-1886, and letters written by O.C. McNary during 1885 from Indian Territory to his family in Kansas and Pennsylvania.,From Camp Russel, Fort Reno, and a camp at Skelton Ranch, McNary's correspondence documents his trips via ambulance and mules throughout the Indian Territory. He describes road conditions, the Ponca and Oto agencies and Indians, a prairie fire, a visit with friends in Arkansas City, and the murder of a Chickasaw Indian by outlaws at...
Dates: 1873-1886, bulk 1882-1886.; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1886

Orville E. Babcock Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Babcock
Abstract Orville E. Babcock was American brevet Brigadier General, Aide-de-Camp to Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War, and Private Secretary to Grant during his presidency, 1869-1877. Collection is primarily correspondence relating to Babcock’s military career, service as private secretary to Ulysses S. Grant during his presidency, role in the Whiskey Ring trials of 1875-1876, and private life. Collection also contains newspaper clippings, photographs, military service records and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1849-1947; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1898

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