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Collection Number RG1021.AM
Collection Name RG1021 Galbraith, Edward W., 1865-1942
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Edward W. Galbraith collection
Date or Date Span 1894-1942
Year Range from 1894
Year Range to 1942
Scope & Content The collection consists of the military service records (1894-1911) of Edward W. Galbraith of Gordon, Nebraska. He served with the 5th, 6th, and 8th Regiments of the U.S. Calvary. During this time period he was assigned to Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Camp Eldridge, Philippines; Fort Keogh, Montana; Arecibo, Puerto Rico; and Fort Robinson, Nebraska. The various certificates and papers give a physical description of Galbraith, his rank, his pay, and an assessment of his military skills. Also included are a 1938 letter from the U.S. War Department stating that he was not eligible for the Puerto Rican occupation medal, and his 1942 death certificate.
Finding Aids Edward W. Galbraith finding aid.
Subjects Spanish-American War
Military personnel
Soldiers
People Galbraith, Edward W., 1858-1942
Search Terms Spanish-American War
United States Army. Cavalry. 5th Regiment
United States Army. Cavalry. 6th Regiment
United States Army. Cavalry. 8th Regiment