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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1440.AM:  W.H. Stoner



Letter:  August 17, 1864

Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska:  Soldier

Size:  One letter



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of one letter written by Captain W.H. Stoner to J.B. Weston.  Dated August 17, 1864, the letter describes Captain Stoner’s account of his company’s pursuit of a hostile Native American band along the Little Blue River.  The company skirmished with the Native American band on August 15th, 1864.  The letter does not state how many Native Americans were killed, but the company lost two men during the skirmish.  Also included is a typed transcript of the original letter.



INVENTORY



Letter, August 17, 1864 (original and typed transcript)



 



Subject headings:



Indians of North America — Wars, 1864

Indians of North America — Wars — Nebraska

Soldiers — Nebraska

Stoner, W.H.



 



Revised TMM      01-30-2020