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Author: Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, b. 1836.
Title: Letter, 1863.
Description: 2 items (5 pages).
Notes: Major, 1st Cavalry, Colorado Volunteers.
    Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Aug. 1863, and addressed to Colonel John M. Chivington. Wynkoop writes from Camp Weld near Denver, Colorado concerning his scouting expedition on the headwaters of the Bear, White, and Snake Rivers searching for Ute Indians after an attack on Fort Halleck on 7 July 1863. Also included is a hand-drawn map showing the locations of military posts in Colorado and the nearby areas.

Chivington, John M. (John Milton), 1821-1894.
Colorado -- History -- To 1876 -- Sources.
Ute Indians -- History -- Sources.
Letters. ftamc
Maps. ftamc
Location: Brigham Young University - Archives
Control No.: UTBV95-A765


National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)

Brigham Young University - Archives
Harold B. Lee Library
Provo, Utah 84601.

Special Collections, MSS SC 194, Letter, 1863. Wynkoop, Edward Wanshear, b.1836.

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