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Name Bratt, John Peter

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Image of RG0866.AM - RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924

RG0866.AM - RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924

This collection contains correspondence, 1889-1941, primarily to Leonard Colby. Letters seek favors, employment, and letters of reference. There is also material on Colby's life, particularly his years in the military and as a Nebraska State Senator. A story about Colby purchasing a horse from U.S. Grant is included.

Image of 7685-7 - Pants, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

7685-7 - Pants, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

Blue wool officer's trousers. Sky blue, w/ white stripe down outside seam. Tightening strap on rear of waistband. Metal buttons for suspenders. One back pocket on right side; two slanted side pockets; one watch pocket on right side; button fly.

Image of 7685-1-(1) - Saber, Military; U.S. Cavalry Officers, Model 1872

7685-1-(1) - Saber, Military; U.S. Cavalry Officers, Model 1872

Slightly curved one-edged blade (unsharpened). The blade is decorated with floral and military themes. Near the ricasso on one side there are flags and a shield. In the middle is "U.S". On the other side there is a flag, a shield, a sword, and a drum

Image of 7685-1-(2) - Scabbard, Military; U.S. Cavalry Officers, Model 1872

7685-1-(2) - Scabbard, Military; U.S. Cavalry Officers, Model 1872

Iron alloy scabbard with a asymetrical copper alloy dag and two copper alloy bands with hanging rings. The bands are decorated with a leaf pattern. The throat is alos copper alloy

Image of 7685-21 - Blanket, Saddle, USA, Col. Bratt

7685-21 - Blanket, Saddle, USA, Col. Bratt

Blue wool saddle blanket.

Image of 7685-3 - Coat, Frock; Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

7685-3 - Coat, Frock; Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

Blue wool officer's frock coat. Double row on front of 18 large gold Nebraska state seal buttons. Three small state buttons on each sleeve. Four large seal buttons on tails. Provision for epaulets on shoulders. Has Colonel Epaulets: 7685 -13, -14 Vent on back side; two inner-breast pockets, also in coat tails; machine made.

Image of 7685-4 - Jacket, Undress, Military, Nebraska National Guard, Spanish-American War, Col. John P. Bratt

7685-4 - Jacket, Undress, Military, Nebraska National Guard, Spanish-American War, Col. John P. Bratt

Jacket, undress, navy blue with black braid trim down front and around bottom. Split over hips, fastens with button on left and two hook and eyes on right. Plain standup collar of braid gold thread crossed rifles insignia with letters "NNG" on each side of collar. Plain sleeves have insignia of colonel on shoulders.

Image of 7685-5 - Jacket, Undress, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

7685-5 - Jacket, Undress, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

Blue duck undress jacket, officer's. Spanish American War. Hidden button closure, green stripe in front, bottom and standing collar. Yellow cord letters and crossed rifle with USV and 1 NEB on collar. See also shoulder boards in box 7685-18.

Image of 7685-6 - Pants, Dress, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

7685-6 - Pants, Dress, Military, USA, Army, Spanish American War, John Bratt

Wool US Army officer's trousers. Spanish American war. Tightener strap on rear. Metal buttons for suspenders. They are sky blue, with a white stripe down the outside seam of the leg. They have metal buttons for suspenders and fly. Model 1898 style with vertical side pockets, watch pocket on right, and back right pocket.

Image of RG2870.PH0-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG2870.PH0-000002 - Print, Photographic

A number of cowboys with their horses in front of John Bratt's Birdwood Ranche house.