Subjects discussed include traders and trespassers in Indian Territory, together with monthly returns for Quartermaster stores of the 3rd Infantry Battalion 1865-70, and deeds, stock certificates, and army communications. Also concern problems with W. A. Rankin and William Chisholm with references to Buffalo Tail, a Cheyenne; to Santanta, the Kiowa...
Contains historical notes on a number of tribes, extracted from various sources. Also notes on dates of existence of forts from Hammersley's Army Register. Also includes North Carolina place names, tribal names (A-C only, pages 1-14.) Notes on tribes of the Plains, Texas, Louisiana.
Concerns his experiences as an army officer in Arizona, including brief references to dealings with Indians. Also includes news clippings concerning his family, photos of soldiers, personal letters, and personal reflections.
An announcement requesting the enlistment of five Indian scouts in Troop "L", 3rd Cavalry. Fort Meade, South Dakota.
Includes "The Custer Campaign, 1876," April 1, 1876: "The Indian Campaign of 1876," June 26-August 10, 1876. Typescript carbon copy. 28 pages. Notes on the Ute campaign: "The Ute Campaign," October 18, 1879; "Notes at Random," October 6-9, 24, November 13, 1879; "Camp of the 7th Infantry," November 1, 3, 1879. Typescript carbon copy. 16 pages.
Relate to Sitting Bull's band and others while prisoners at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory. Numbers 5, 11, 20, and 22 missing from set of 24 prints.
Contains "A Maker of Shavings," by Snider, autograph and typescript document signed, 13 pages with 2 page synopsis; statement by Forte, mainly regarding Sitting Bull; autograph document, 4 pages; letter from Forte to Frank B. Fiske, October 25, 1932, autograph letter signed, 8 pages regarding murder of Sitting Bull; miscellaneous notes by Snider, 1...
Contents: Letter of John Walker [to Edmund Jennings] concerning Lamhatty, a Tawasa Indian refugee, enclosing a vocabulary obtained from him. January 16, 1707/8. Photostat copy of Autograph letter signed and A. enclosure in Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia. 2 pages. Letter of John Walker [to Edmund Jennings] concerning military commis...
Drawing is signed. Inscribed, "Winnebago Sout white hill Fight three over soldar--one Campain" (Winnebago Scout, White Hill Fight. 83 soldiers--1 company); signed David McKlusky, and David M. (artist's signature?). At lower right, in different handwriting, is further explanation of the picture.
Relate to the Dakota Indians of Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies, and to the Battle of Wounded Knee (December 29, 1890), including views of the battlefield, January, 1891.