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Henry C. Merriam papers, 1865-1907; bulk 1865-1877

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-23
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters by Colonel Henry C. Merriam, both personal and official correspondence, in a lined manuscript notebook, dating from Apr 1865 to Jun 1877. Topics addressed include: the capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama and the colored troops therein; an Indian skirmish near the Arkansas River; military plan of mobile detachments to fight Indians in preference to establishment of a permanent sub-post; requests for aid of Mexican military in the capture of marauding cattle thieves; matters...
Dates: 1865 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1877

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Merriam, Henry, 1837-1912 X