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Collection Reference Number GLC05201.002
From Archive Folder Letters of Army doctor under McCook, McKenzie & Miles re: Indian Wars 
Title Arthur Hartstuff to Alice Hartstuff reporting his arrival at Fort Fetterman
Date 28 May 1876
Author Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  
Recipient Hartstuff, Alice  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: Hartsuff reports his arrival at Fort Fetterman from Laramie, Wyoming (a journey of about one week through bad weather). On arrival at Fetterman, Hartsuff reports that he was attached to the staff of General Crook as Medical Director and that the company, augmented by three hundred Crows, left Fetterman on 1876/5/29 with only the barest of provisions: "Officers have by order only one robe and two blankets, no table, no chair - in fact nothing except a bag or valise."
Subjects American West  Military History  Health and Medical  Soldier's Letter  Westward Expansion  American Indian History  Military Camp  Military Supplies  
People Hartstuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  Hartstuff, Alice (fl. 1870-1890)  
Place written Fort Fetterman, Wyoming
Theme Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Wife