Army officer,1794-1821, member Corps of Engineers, Col. Commissary Dept. Letter, West Point, 2 November 1804 to William Liunane, acknowledging receipt of clothing for the Corps of Engineers; letter, 11 August 1812 to Walker K. Armistead requesting an inventory of ordnance, ammunition, military stores etc.; typed copy of document stating duties of the officers and cadets at the United States Military Academy, 20 July 1804.
Officer, U.S. Army, 3rd Cavalry. Diaries give a description of military dealings with northern plains Indians as well as the Apaches of the southwest. Native customs and cultures are detailed. The collection consists of newspaper clippings and 126 bound volumes.
General, U.S. Army. Family correspondence on the death of C.C. Gilbert's mother, 1839; 96 typed page memoir, "Army life 1858-1886"; correspondence, 1847-1900; obituary notices; photographs; commission as 1st Lt., 1850; Brevet Lt. Col., Sept. 1862; Brevet Col., Oct. 1862.
Army officer. Cadet report cards, 1858-1861; letters to parents, 1860-1862, describing cadet life; correspondence received, 1860-1863; letters, 1862-1865, to his mother relating Civil War experiences; letters, 1866-1868, to his mother telling of duty in California.
Aide de Quartermaster. Account of articles received, 7 November, 1780-30 May 1781; account of articles received from the quartermaster general and charged to account, Fishkill, 1 May 1782-Oct 1783; "Provisions received, 1782"l "Day book of cash received, 1782"; document, January 1799, requesting information on property valuations for purposes of tax assessments; abstract from board of inquiry; estimate of the cost of one hundred rations of provisions issued at West Point and its dependencies; pension application, 1833.
General in Peruvian Army under Simón Bolívar. Published report, "Victoria de Ayacucho", describing the battle of Ayacucho at which Sucre's troops were victorious; "Viva el Peru", statement of rules published by Bolívar's victorious liberating army.
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