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Hancock Campaign, March 1867

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Creator: Hunnius, Ado

Date: March 1867

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius Coll. #397, Box 1 Folder Papers of Ado Hunnius - Diary, Mar-Oct, 1867.

Unit ID: 220105

Summary: This item contains Carl Julius Adolph Hunnius's notes on his participation in Major General Winfield Scott Hancock's expedition to pacify Indians living on the American plains that took place shortly after the end of the American Civil War. Hunnius, an enlisted man in the Union Army during the Civil War, indicates that General Hancock left Fort Leavenworth on March 31, 1867 "for an Indian Campaign against Kiawas, Cheyennes, and Arapahoes, reported West of Fort Larned, Kansas." Hunnius's notes provide locations, means of transportation used, men involved, as well as other details related to the campaign.

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Title (Main title): Hancock Campaign, March 1867

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