Officer, U.S. Army, General, Confederate States Army. Letter expressing disapproval of legislation concerning number of non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers, as well as pay allowances and promotions for the troops. A stipple engraving of Bragg accompanies the letter.
Letters to parents, sister and brother-in-law, 16 June 1941-11 Sept. 1945, presenting detailed narrative of Army life at various stateside posts and posts in India; official correspondence of parents regarding their son; orders; separation papers; three pictorial scrapbooks depicting duty in India.
Army officer, instructor of Military Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, 1890-1893. Photo album of the Santiago Campaign, 1898; orders; list of officers of the 5th Army Corps of U.S. Volunteers; paper on French military academy and cadet training; copy of report on Santiago de Cuba campaign, 1898 and 5 maps of Santiago harbor.
Austrailian author. Draft of preface for 2nd edition of "Maxims: political, philosophical and moral" presented to the Academy and signed by the author. Correspondence with West Point regarding literary rights; correspondence with other institutions which had received a copy of Counsel's work.
Profesor of engineering, Dartmouth College. Photocopies of diary excerpts, 1870-1872; 10 pamphlets on engineering and engineering education written by Robert Fletcher. Fletcher's diary, 1856-1934, covering his cadet years, 1864-1868. This includes a description of the cadet's last farewell to Abraham Lincoln as his funeral car passed through Garrison, N.Y.
Ft. Dragoons, ordnance officer. Papers include cadet letters and compositions, 1831-1835; official correspondence, 1838-1846; a letter discussing Johnston's estate, 1851; Harney court martial papers, 1844-1845; a glossary of Indian dialect; an insurance policy; undated papers and correspondence; U.S. Army accounts, receipts and invoices; an original map; Johnston's private journal, 1831-1843; personal correspondence, 1846.
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