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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1007.AM:  E.B. Fowler



Letter:  1873

Cottonwood Springs, Lincoln County, Nebraska:  

Size:  One item



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one letter dated July 26, 1873, from E.B. Fowler of Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska, to a Mrs. Barnes. Fowler describes his impressions of living in the sandhills and his feelings of loneliness. He describes an Indian attack and a water spout burst that resulted in the deaths of six men and twenty-eight horses. These occurrences happened while he was at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.



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Letter, E.B. Fowler to Mrs. Barnes, 1873



 



Subject headings:



Cottonwood Springs (Nebraska)

Fort McPherson (Nebraska) — History

Forts and fortifications — Nebraska

Fowler, E.B.

Lincoln County (Nebraska) — History

Military life



 



Revised TMM        07-15-2009