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Soldiers -- West (U.S.) -- Correspondence -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Captain John J. Lambert Letters and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: -M1745
Scope and Contents Collection contains two letters from Lambert to Capt. McCutcheon. -- 1. Letter dated July 20, 1867 from Fort Sumner, New Mexico describes conditions and life of a soldier in the West. Mentions the "well armed and equipped" Indians and the need for more cavalry to "cope successfully with the enemy." -- 2. Letter dated December 1, 1867 describes Fort Reynolds, Colorado Territory as a "new post on the bank of the Arkansas, 70 miles from Pikes Peak and 100 miles from Denver". Also discusses his...
Dates: 1867