E.B. Fowler [RG1007.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1007.AM:  E.B. Fowler

Letter:  1873
Cottonwood Springs, Lincoln County, Nebraska:  
Size:  One item

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one letter dated July 26, 1873, from E.B. Fowler of Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska, to a Mrs. Barnes. Fowler describes his impressions of living in the sandhills and his feelings of loneliness. He describes an Indian attack and a water spout burst that resulted in the deaths of six men and twenty-eight horses. These occurrences happened while he was at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.

INVENTORY

Letter, E.B. Fowler to Mrs. Barnes, 1873

 

Subject headings:

Cottonwood Springs (Nebraska)
Fort McPherson (Nebraska) -- History
Forts and fortifications -- Nebraska
Fowler, E.B.
Lincoln County (Nebraska) -- History
Military life

 

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