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John Gibbon Diary

Identifier: M1608

Scope and Contents

Journal describes trip by wagon to and from Montana to Cheyenne, Wyoming, to attend a court-martial.


  • 1876-1877


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Biographical / Historical

John Gibbon was the post commander of Ft. Sanders, Dakota, later Wyoming Territory in the 1860s-1870s; later Post Commander for Ft. Laramie, Wyoming Territory (1880s). Major General in U.S. Army during Civil War; commander in Indian campaigns.


1 envelope(s)

1 microfilm reel(s) (35mm)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Robin Rubinfin, 1981.

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Repository Details

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

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