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Charles H. Springer Diary

Identifier: M728

Scope and Contents

Diary kept during campaign against the Sioux Indians while commanding lieutenant of Co. B, 12th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry.


  • July 1-November 21, 1865

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Emigrant from Würtemberg, Germany; later lived in St. Joseph, Mo.; d. Nov. 25, 1886 Kansas City, Mo.


1 envelope (72 leaves)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Repository also has published version: Soldiering in Sioux country, 1865 (San Diego, Calif. : Frontier Heritage Press, 1971)


Typed transcript. Repository of original unknown.

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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

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