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Gen. Custer's Command


General George A. Custer, in command of the Seventh U. S. Cavalry, has been moving for some time past through Kansas, from the Arkansas to the North Platte River, in pursuit of the Indians. Our artist who accompanies him…

The Grand Duke Alexis


The announcement that the Russian fleet, with the Grand Duke Alexis, sailed on the 26th of September from Falmouth for New York has created quite a lively stir in the fashionable circles of this country, and extensive…

Letter from Hercules Price to George W. Martin, December 10, 1910

Lincoln County
Price, H. H.

Veteran's Home,
Napa County, California Dec. 10, 1910.

Geo. H. Martin,
Sec'y Kansas State Historical Society & Dept. of Archives
Topeka, Kansas.

Dear Sir,

I enclose herewith an Extract from C. I.…

Letter from Hercules Price to Ferdinand Erhardt, December 29, 1907


Veteran's Home,
Napa Co., California. Dec. 29, 1907.

Mr. Ferdinand Erhardt,
Lincoln, Kansas. (c/o Mr. A. Roenigk).

Dear Comrade:,

Your letter of 23rd instant, and Map of Nebraska received I have carefully looked over the…

Letter from Hercules H. Price to Adolph Roenigk, September 17, 1909

Veterans' Home,
Napa County, California, Sept. 17, 1909.

Mr. A. Roenigk:
Lincoln, Kansas.

Dear Friend:

Your letter of 12th inst., received by me on evening of 16th inst. and was much pleased to receive a line from you, after your long…

Letter from Eugene Carr to Hercules Price, June 21, 1910

The following is a reply to a letter from Hercules H. Price, asking for a copy of Map, if the General had one to spare, of the Battle-field of Summit Springs in N. E. Colorado - the battle fought in the summer of 1869.

Since the date of following…

Letter from Hercules H. Price to Ferdinand Erhardt, June 26, 1910

Veterans' Home,
Napa County, California, June 26, 1910.

Mr. Ferdinand Erhardt,
Lincoln, Lincoln Co. Kansas.

Dear Sir:

I lately wrote to General Eugene A. Carr, retired army officer U.S. Army, for information as to whether he had a spare…

Letters from E. E. Blackman to Adolph Roenigk, 1908

LINCOLN, NEBR., Jan 3, 1908

A Roneigk
Lincoln, Kan.

Dear Sir:

Your letter has been given me to answer. I am not prepared offhand to give the desired information, but will take the matter up at no far distant day and will write you what…

Letter from William F. Cody to Buckskin Sam Hall

North. Platte. July. 5th 79

My. Dear. Sam.

Just came in from branding calves. tired out but feeling bully otherwise. [...] to beat h— Sorry you were feeling so blue. and if I was not so hard pushed for scads I would just send you a hundred…