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Title [General orders and circulars, Department of the Platte, 1867-1882]
Author United States. Army. Platte, Department of the
Date 1867-1882
Document Type Rare Book
Names Augur, Christopher C.; Ord, Edward; Crook, George; Howard, Oliver O.
Region Iowa; Nebraska; The Dakotas; Utah; Wyoming
Places Oregon Trail, Salt Lake City, Fort Omaha, Bozeman trail, Omaha
Keywords overland trail, army, government, military reconnaissance, Native Americans, battle, weapons
Theme Native Americans; Military Encounters
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The Department of the Platte had four commanders during the period covered, Generals Augur, Crook, Ord and Howard. There are numerous references to Indian fighting in the series of General Orders as well as a great deal of information about Army organisation and control."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 4360
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue