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Washita Campaign, 1868-1869

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

C. A. Dill Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-159
Scope and Contents


Collector. Typescript of a journal, supposedly by an officer on General George A. Custer's staff of the 7th Cavalry, Lt. P.V. Hardman, recounting the Battle of the Washita from the time of the Osage scouts' reconnaissance to the departure of the Cheyenne prisoners for Fort Supply. The journal, along with a discussion of the author's true identity, is published in the "Chronicles of Oklahoma" 36: 371-410 (Winter 1958).

Dates: 1868-1869

Charles C. Bush, II, Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-73
Scope and Contents


Professor. Instructional materials and student papers from collegiate history courses at the University of Oklahoma; manuscripts and published materials regarding various historical events; correspondence to and from Bush regarding historical events and research; and an original letter (1829) regarding Tecumseh and the Battle of the Thames of 1813, written by a soldier who participated in the battle. Charles C. Bush Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1829-1965

Fred Lincoln Wenner Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-652
Scope and Contents

Journalist. Typescripts and manuscripts (1889-1939), and clippings (n.d.) regarding the history and settlement of Oklahoma; and correspondence (1904-1950) between Wenner and the Territorial Board for the Leasing of School Lands, of which Wenner was secretary, and with notable personalities in Oklahoma regarding Oklahoma history. Fred L. Wenner Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1887-1950

Richard F. Blinn Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2539
Scope and Contents


Pioneer. Correspondence; news clippings; photographs; copies of letters and governmental reports from archival repositories; maps; copies of claims; a transcript of a diary; and related research notes (all dated 1861- 1991) regarding the life of Richard F. Blinn and his family. An accompanying reel of microfilm of related documents in the National Archives is in the microfilm collection.

Dates: 1861-1991