John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton
John P. Hutton was believed to be a union soldier who served under Capt. David Goff at Colonel Shaw's Encampment. Collection contains a single, 3 paged letter by John P. Hutton's to to James C. Hutton while at this encampment 1856.
- 1856 July 28
- Hutton, John Patterson, 1833-1895 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
John Patterson Hutton (1833-1895) was a member of the Washington Territorial Volunteers who served under Captain David Goff at Colonel Benjamin Shaw's Encampment in 1856. In June of 1856, Colonel Benjamin Shaw marched his troops into the Grande Ronde River Valley, attacking a peaceful Indian Village and killing sixty Indians (mostly women and children).
John Patterson Hutton went on to serve as a soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War.
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- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Frontier and pioneer life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hutton, John Patterson, 1833-1895
- Military Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Shaw, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1829 or 1830-1908
- Soldiers -- Washington Territory -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Washington Territorial Volunteers
- Guide to the John P. Hutton Letter to James C. Hutton
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