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Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Fred Elijah Ames papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 104
Abstract Fred Elijah Ames was a forester in Oregon. The collection contains his diaries, photographs, and reports.
Dates: 1892-1919

Frazier Augustus Boutelle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 012
Abstract Frazier Augustus Boutelle was an army officer who served in the Civil War, and also in various frontier posts in Oregon, Texas, Montana, and California. From 1889 to 1890, he was superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, and in 1895 became adjutant general of the state of Washington. His son, Harry Moss Boutelle was killed in action in 1899 in the war in the Philippines. The collection consists mainly of family correspondence and photographs. Frazier Boutelle's letters describe army life,...
Dates: 1869-1933

Simon R. Bowermeister letters to Harriet A. McConnell

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i49942402]
Identifier: A 173
Abstract Simon R. Bowermeister was an enlisted man who served in Company D., 3d Regiment, Virginia Mounted Riflemen during the American Civil War. Bowermeister died in a Confederate prison in 1864. The collection (1863) contains letters written to Harriet A. McConnell describing a soldier's life.
Dates: 1863

Fred M. Fuecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 514
Abstract Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) served in the military from 1911-1955, including World War I and World War II. The collection consists of a World War I diary, administrative papers of the provost marshal of Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven photograph albums, (1911-1924), scrapbooks and mementos.
Dates: 1911-1955

William C. Gleim letters

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: 35025041814308]
Identifier: A 143
Abstract William C. Gleim was an enlisted man from Chicago during the Philippine-American War (Philippine War of Independence), probably in the 1st Illinois Battalion. The collection (1899) contains correspondence written from Gleim to his parents from the transport ship Sherman en route to the Philippines, and from Luzon.
Dates: September 11-November 4, 1899

George Arthur Hartman letters from the Philippines

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50164788]
Identifier: A 235
Abstract George Arthur Hartman (1878-1952), an Oregonian, worked in banking, became the mayor and postmaster of Pendleton, Oregon, and served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The collection (1898-1899) contains letters written by Hartman while he was in the service.
Dates: 1898-1899

Mark L. Hersey papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 199
Abstract Mark L. Hersey (1863-1934) was appointed inspector of the Philippine Constabulary in 1905 and became chief of the Mindanao District in 1909, where he served until 1914. The collection (1909-1914) contains diaries and correspondence.
Dates: 1909-1914

Jacob Imhoff letter to Agnes Plummer

 Collection — Folder 1 : [Barcode: i5003165x]
Identifier: CA 1899 May 24
Abstract Jacob Imhoff served in the Spanish American War in the Philippines, in Company E, 14th Infantry. The collection (1899) consists of one letter from Imhoff to Agnes Plummer of Portland, Oregon, in which he describes military life.
Dates: 1899 May 24

Peter Bernard Kyne war correspondence

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 398] 1: [Barcode: 35025032078848]
Identifier: Coll 398
Abstract Peter Bernard Kyne (1880 - 1957) a soldier who served in the Spanish American War and WWI, became an author whose war experience provided the background for many of his later stories. The collection (1898-1918) contains correspondence written while Kyne served in the Philippines, during his discharge between wars, and a later letter written in France during WWI.
Dates: 1898-1918

Sylvester Mowry letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50053516]
Identifier: A 084
Abstract Sylvester Mowry (1830-1871), became a commissioned soldier, owned mining claims, was the founder of Mowry, Arizona, and was arrested and imprisoned on suspicion of being a southern sympathizer. The collection contains a a letter written July 18, 1853, to Edward J. Bicknall, from Mowry.
Dates: 1853 July 18

Oregon Infantry. 1st Regiment, Company B records

 Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041632304]
Identifier: Bx 037
Abstract Oregon Infantry, 1st Regiment, Company B, was part of the Oregon Volunteer's regiment during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1867) contains letters received and sent by Captain Ephraim Palmer, and also financial records and "monthly returns."
Dates: 1864-1867

William A. Shipley papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i50090768]
Identifier: CA 1866 June 9
Abstract The collection contains a letter and accompanying diagrams, dated June 9, 1866 from lieutenant William A. Shipley of the Quartermaster's office, to his superiors, regarding public buildings, including the Siletz Block House and supplies he wishes to sell.
Dates: 1866 June 9

Joseph V. Thebaud papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 258
Abstract Joseph V. Thebaud (1888 - ) served in the Philippine Constabulary in 1912, resigned in 1915, and later served as an officer in the U.S. Army. The collection (1912-1916) contains diaries covering Thebaud's experience in the Constabulary, manuscript maps, and photographs.
Dates: 1912-1916

U.S. Office of Indian Affairs records, Malheur Agency

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 053
Abstract The federal government created Indian reservations across the country in the 1800s. In Oregon the reservations included Siletz, Grand Ronde, Warm Springs, Umatilla, Klamath, and Malheur. Agriculture, schooling, finances, and other aspects of life on reservations were regulated by Indian agents employed by the federal government. The U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Records, Malheur Agency, consist of correspondence and records from 1874 to 1880 regarding conflicts between the Interior Department...
Dates: 1874-1880

George W. Walker letters

 Collection — Folder 1-2 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50008924]
Identifier: A 154
Abstract George Washington Walker was a soldier in the 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Walker and his wife, Mary Webster Walker, during the war.
Dates: 1847-1895

William Fursuar Wellington letters

 Collection
Identifier: A 196
Abstract William Fursuar Wellington (1835 - ) served as a private in Company K, 42d Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the America Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) consists of correspondence to his wife, a photograph, and discharge papers.
Dates: 1864-1865

George Weston letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i50051416]
Identifier: CA 1865 Apr 28
Abstract The collection contains a photocopied letter dated April 28, 1865, by George Weston, Ft. Colville, Washington Territory, to Thomas Kern, Ft. Walla Walla, Washington Territory, regarding the American Civil war, the death of Lincoln, and the capture of General Lee.
Dates: 1865 April 28

Edward B. Williams letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell): [Barcode: i49941458]
Identifier: A 176
Abstract Edward B. Williams was a soldier of Company C, 32nd Iowa Infantry, during the American Civil War. The collection (1864-1865) contains correspondence and a broadside.
Dates: 1864-1865