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Collection Number RG1007.AM
Collection Name RG1007 Fowler, E.B.
Identifier Letter
Title Fowler letter from Fort McPherson, E.B. Fowler to Mrs. Barnes, July 26, 1873
Date 1873/07/26
Level of description Item
Scope & Content 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 occurances happened while he was at Fort McPherson, Nebraska.
Creator Fowler, E.B.
Finding Aids E.B. Fowler finding aid.
Subjects Forts & fortifications
Frontier & pioneer life
Military life
People Fowler, E.B.
Search Terms Cottonwood Springs (Neb.)
Fort McPherson (Neb.) -- History
Forts and fortifications -- Nebraska
Lincoln County (Neb.) -- History
Military life