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Reminiscences of Some Incidents in the Career of an United States Dragoon Between the Years 1839 and 1844

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1981-008-3-fynnjohn

Dates

  • 1839 - 1844

Creator

Summary

Private John Flynn's personal account of campaigns in which he participated while serving in Company H, US Dragoons, out of Fort Leavenworth. Journal begins: "Enlisted on the 11th December 1839, remained 10 days at Governors Island, New York Harbour, then sent to Carlisle, Pa., barracks, a drilling depot, or school of practise as it's called...."

Biographical / Historical

Private Flynn was a soldier with Company H of the U.S. Dragoons out of Fort Leavenworth, led by Captain Nathan Boone, the youngest son of Daniel Boone.

Extent

24 pages

Language of Materials

English