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Theophilus F. Rodenbough Letters

Identifier: M1631

Scope and Contents

Collection contains letters received by Rodenbough from Innis Palmer, Brigadier General at Fort Laramie, Dakota Territory detailing troop concentration and a proposed expedition. Three letters from Lewis Thompson, U.S. Cavalry officer, describing army life and personal matters. The letters originate from Denver, Colo. and Fort Ellis, Mont.


  • 1866-1875

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Theophilus Rodenbough was a Brevet Brigadier General, U.S. Army. Author of: From Everglade to Canon and The Army of the United States, 1789-1896.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, William Reese Company, 1998.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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