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Collection Reference Number GLC05201.016
From Archive Folder Letters of Army doctor under McCook, McKenzie & Miles re: Indian Wars 
Title Arthur Hartstuff to Mabel Hartstuff talking about life on the reservation
Date 24 December 1890
Author Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  
Recipient Hartstuff, Mabel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: Hartsuff writes to his daughter and tells her about the territory and life on the reservation. He describes "ration day" - when the Indians gather to receive their food from the stores - and a cattle division.
Subjects American West  Military History  Health and Medical  Soldier's Letter  Westward Expansion  American Indian History  Diet and Nutrition  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Military Provisions  Military Rations  Children and Family  Women's History  
People Hartstuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893)  
Place written Pine River Indian Agency, South Dakota
Theme Children & Family; 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 Daughter