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Title [Autograph letter signed, addressed to Dr. Charles Terry of Cleveland, Ohio]
Author Fetterman, William J
Date 1866
Document Type Correspondence
Names Carrington, Henry Beebe
Region Wyoming
Places Fort Phil Kearney
Keywords army, Native Americans, fort, leaders, battle
Theme Native Americans; Military Encounters
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "TA letter with the original envelope. Introducing Captain Jackson and giving news of the journey to Fort Phil Kearney, encounters with the Native Americans, the incompetency of Colonel Carrington, etc. Less than a month after this letter was written, Captain Fetterman led eighty men to death in the famous Fetterman Massacre near Fort Phil Kearney."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1312
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue