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Military

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Gillian letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089730]
Identifier: CA 1861 Dec 19
Abstract

James H. Gillian was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a letter dated December 19, 1861 from Gillian to his mother.

Dates: 1861 December 19

James H. Gillian letter

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50089742]
Identifier: CA 1862 Dec 11
Abstract

James H. Gillian was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a letter dated December 11, 1862 from Gillian to his mother.

Dates: 1862 December 11

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

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Oregon, Women’s Relief Corps, Meade Corps #18 records

 Collection
Identifier: B 071
Abstract The Union Veterans of the Civil War formed the Grand Army of the Republic. In Oregon there were several GAR posts; the Meade Corps #18 of the Women’s Relief Corps was associated with Oregon City post #2. After the turn of the 20th Century, the GAR served largely as an organization for the promotion of patriotism and the commemoration of Memorial Day. The Women’s Relief Corps was recognized as an auxiliary in 1881 by the Grand Army of the Republic. Corps # 18 collection consists of meeting...
Dates: 1889-1916

William H. Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 462
Abstract

William H. Hammond (1908-2001) served in the military during World War II and in state agencies in Oregon for much of his career. He was active in fraternal organizations including the Kiwanis. The collection consists of documentation of Hammond's career and colleagues.

Dates: 1917-circa 1965

Edwin William Hampton correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: ALMA208120]
Identifier: A 046
Abstract

Edwin William Hampton, from Portland, Oregon, a private in Company H, Oregon Volunteer Infantry, is said to have been the first Oregon soldier killed in the Spanish-American War's Philippines campaign. The letters, with few exceptions, are to and from family members. During the war Hampton was at Presidio, Calif., and in Manila, P.I.

Dates: 1898 May 19-1899 June 24

W. H. Hardy letter to Fred Lockley

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50165872]
Identifier: CA 1918 Nov 18
Abstract

W. H. Hardy was a member of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Naval expedition to Japan in 1852-1854, Commanded by Mathew C. Perry, that resulted in opening up trade routes with Japan. The collection contains a letter dated November 18, 1918 from Hardy to Fred Lockley, and a poem commemorating Perry.

Dates: November 18, 1918

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

Nathaniel Clinton Howard letters

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a box): [Barcode: i49941550]
Identifier: A 055
Abstract

Nathaniel Clinton Howard was a private in Company D, 135th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers during the America Civil War. The collection (1864) contains correspondence, mostly letters to his wife and children in Pilot, Illinois.

Dates: 1864

John P. Hutton letter to James C. Hutton

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CA 1856 July 26
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1856 July 28

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

International Military Tribunal for Far East records of the Sadao Araki military tribunal

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 084
Abstract

Records of the case of the United States of America, et al., against Sadao Araki, et al., International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Apr. 29, 1946-Nov. 12, 1948. 318 v.

Dates: 1946-1948

F. M. Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i50091475]
Identifier: CA 1866 Mar 29
Abstract

F. M. Johnson prepared a statement and building diagrams on March 29, 1866, regarding the buildings, quarters, supplies, and people at Fort Umpqua, in Douglas County, Oregon

Dates: 1866 March 29

Philip Kearny diary

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA208121]
Identifier: A 065
Abstract

Philip Kearny (1815-1862) was a lifelong miltary officer who perished in the Civil War. This diary describes an 1850 trip from San Francisco to Vancouver and subsequent return to California.

Dates: 1850 March 15-1851 June 29

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

Ben Linder collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 304
Abstract

Ben Linder (1959-1987) was an American mechanical engineer who worked in San Jose de Bocay, Nicaragua from 1983 until his death by the Contras on April 28, 1987. The collection includes correspondence, diaries, articles on political and engineering subjects, photographs, and the Linder family’s records, all of which reflect Linder’s humanitarian work, his political activism, and the impact his death had on American foreign policy debates and within the general public sphere.

Dates: 1966-2003

Fred Lockley letter to Charles S. Jackson

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50165835]
Identifier: CA 1916 June 20
Abstract

Fred Lockley (1871-1958) was a columnist, and also manager of newspapers in the Pacific Northwest, a rare book dealer, and an author of books on Oregon and Pacific Northwest history. The collection contains a letter dated June 20, 1916, from Lockley to Charles S. Jackson, in which Lockely offered to report about an Oregon military unit going to Mexico.

Dates: 1916 June 20

Jacland Marmur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 825
Abstract

Jacland Marmur (1901-1970) was an author best known for his Navy related stories. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, tearsheets, index cards, books, pulps, articles, photographs, drawings, memorabilia, and reviews.

Dates: 1930-1969

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

Muster rolls: Oregon Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: ALMA235494]
Identifier: CA 1856 June 1
Abstract

Collection is comprised of the muster rolls for Captain Orlando Humason's Company B of the First regiment, Oregon Mounted Volunteers.

Dates: 1855 October 20-1856 June 1