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John Sedgwick Letter

Identifier: M970

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of a handwritten letter (dated November 13, 1860) from Sedgwick to Assistant Adjutant General; report of interviews with Kiowa and Comanche chiefs.


  • November 13, 1860

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 - May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Rosenstock, 1978.

Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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

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