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Collection Reference Number GLC05201.010
From Archive Folder Letters of Army doctor under McCook, McKenzie & Miles re: Indian Wars 
Title Arthur Hartstuff to Alice Hartstuff and his daughter Mabel describing the Pine River Agency
Date 25 November 1890
Author Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  
Recipient Hartstuff, Alice  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: description of the journey from Rushville, "where we left the RR", to the Pine River Agency. He also notes the general air of "stability & comfort" at the Agency - the prosperity of the farms, the "cheerful" disposition of the people, the number of schools and churches. Hartsuff also renews his acquaintance with "old Red Cloud" and other chiefs he has met before.
Subjects American West  Military History  Health and Medical  Soldier's Letter  Westward Expansion  American Indian History  Railroad  Travel  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Education  Religion  
People Hartstuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  Hartstuff, Alice (fl. 1870-1890)  
Place written Pine River Indian Agency, South Dakota
Theme Native Americans; 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