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Collection Number RG4829.AU
Collection Name RG4829.AU: Snyder, Wilford W.
Identifier Sound recording
Size and Materials One reel-to-reel audio recording.
Date or Date Span 1971
Date 1971
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content Snyder discusses General George Crook's campaign at Crazy Woman Fork in 1876. He relates stories of George Custer, Marcus Reno, General Eugene Carr's campaign at Summit Springs in 1869 and the role of the Pawnee Scouts. Snyder knew scout Luther North, who lived near him in Butler County, Nebraska until the 1930s. The North Family and Snyder were both involved in the cattle business and Snyder discusses cross-breeding and feeding techniques.
Creator Riley, Paul
Language of Material English
Access Conditions No reference copy. Consult with Archivist for access.
Copyrights No use restrictions
Finding Aids None
Related units of description
Subjects Indian Scouts
Frontier military

People Snyder, Wilford W.
North, Luther Hedden, 1846-1935
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Reno, Marcus Albert, 1834-1889
Crook, George R., 1830-1890
Carr, Eugene A.
Riley, Paul
Search Terms Bulter County, NE
Pawnee Scouts
Genre Form Oral history interview
Reference Copy No reference copy. Consult with Archivist for access.