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Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) to brother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05201.005 Author/Creator: Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) Place Written: General MacKenzie's Headquarters, Colorado Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 June 1881 Pagination: 6 p. ; 24.8 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: re: true to his "prediction", Hartsuff is now in the Rockies. He describes the setting to his brother and then goes on to discuss the "complicated" situation with the Utes who are being forced from one reservation to another in the wake of 1) the "Mackie and Thomasburg massacre" and 2) the discovery of "several rich mines" on their former territory.

Background Information:

People: Hartsuff, Arthur

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: American WestMilitary HistoryHealth and MedicalSoldier's LetterWestward ExpansionAmerican Indian HistoryMassacreMining

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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