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Benteen-Goldin Papers, 1891-1896

Identifier: MC-1947-16
Scope and Contents Letters from Benteen, senior captain under Custer in the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of Little Big Horn, to Theodore W. Goldin, a private in “G” troop at the same battle, criticizing Custer’s private live as well as his military tactics in battles.
Dates: 1891 - 1896

Philip Gillette Cole Papers, 1876-1937

Identifier: MC-1944-47
Scope and Contents The Journal of the 7th Cavalry's Yellowstone Expedition of 1876, correspondence with Theodore W. Goldin, E. A. Brininstool, and others comprise this collection.

Interesting item: One letter in this collection was penned by Theodore Goldin, survivor of the Custer expedition, to Dr. Cole promising the Cole children a story. Another letter fol­ lowed in which Goldin enclosed the story, "A Winter's Raid,'' pertaining to the raid of the 7th Cavalry under Major Reno.
Dates: 1876 - 1937

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  • Names: Cole, Philip Gillette, 1883-1941 X
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Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898 1
Brininstool, E. A. (Earl Alonzo), 1870-1957 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1