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Wesley Merritt letters

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1036

Scope and Contents

Two letters to Miss Mason, undated re: providing letters for her to give to General Ruggles, a senator and Mr. Cummings of New York to help her in her cause. One letter to Gen. L.P. Bradley, Aug. 20, 1888, regarding Army of the Cumberland reunion. Two requisitions for supplies for reserve cavalry brigade, Nov. 3 and 21, 1863.

Dates

  • Created: 1863, 1888

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Son of a St. Clair County, Illinois farmer, West Point graduate, Civil War Brigadier General who continued to serve in the U.S. Cavalry after the war. He was Superintendent of West Point from 1882-1887, fought in the Spanish American War and was the first military governor of Manila.

Extent

1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 5 items

Language of Materials

English