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Seminole War papers

Seminole War papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Seminole War papers
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1836-1841
Language(s): English
Extent: 7 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1386
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records pertaining to the U.S. Army during the 2nd Seminole War. Several documents relate to William M. Graham and matters of military administration, including receipts, invoices, and lists of clothing and supplies; a list of men employed on extra duty at Camp Hillsboro, Florida (June 1837); a list of men present and absent when Major Graham took command of the Company (March 1838); and orders pertaining mainly to matters at Fort Harvie, Florida and Fort Simmons, Florida. Some of the documents relate specifically to the 4th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Seminole War papers, ms 1386. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

Selected document, [Letter] 1837 Dec. 17, Charleston, [South Carolina to] Major William M. Graham, Fort Mellon, Florida / John Sengle, is also available online as part of the Southeastern Native American Documents database.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Graham, William M.
Indians of North America -- Florida -- Wars, 1815-1875.
Military records.
Orders (military records)
Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842.
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 4th

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