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Brown, Walter T. (fl. 1900-1901) to Harvey L. Brown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04546.012 Author/Creator: Brown, Walter T. (fl. 1900-1901) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 September 1900 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: Mentions writing a description of siege of Tientsin. Brown served as Paymaster Yeoman on the USS Monocacy during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900. The Monocacy had served in Chinese waters for nearly 30 years, and was ordered to recapture the forts at Taku on 11 June 1900. He was trapped with the US Marines and multinational force in Tientsin.

Background Information: Brown served as Paymaster Yeoman on the USS Monocacy during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900. The Monocacy had served in Chinese waters for nearly 30 years, and was ordered to recapture the ...forts at Taku on 11 June 1900. He was trapped with the US Marines and multinational force in Tientsin.See More

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Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Global History and CivicsForeign AffairsAsiaRebellionMilitary HistoryNavy

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