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Name Brisbin, James Sanks, 1837-1892
Born 05/23/1837
Birthplace Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Occupation Civil War Union Brevetted Major General.
Spouse Brisbin, Amelia (Wilson), -1894
Children Brisbin, Winfield, 1870-1949
Brisbin, Alfred Terry, 1883-1907
Power, Kathryn King (Brisbin), 1884-1980
Deceased 01/14/1892
Deceased where Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Associated Records

Image of RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

The Riley collection contains large amounts of material related to the history of Nebraska and its people. There are four series: 1) Research Materials; 2) Correspondence, 1973-1975; 3) Vertical File Materials; and 4) Miscellaneous Materials. Series 1, Research Materials, encompasses over half of the entire collection. Included here are mainly transcriptions of newspaper clippings organized by subject. Substantial material can be found specifically relating to Webster County history, Willa Cather, cattle ranching, various forts, the Pawnee tribe, and the genealogy of many pioneering families. Series 2, Correspondence, 1973-75, is a small series of Rileyís letters to and from individuals

Image of 11055-2039 - Book, Autograph, Ft. Robinson; Robert Corliss, Xmas 1887

11055-2039 - Book, Autograph, Ft. Robinson; Robert Corliss, Xmas 1887

Autograph album has dark colored cover with gold script reading "Autographs." Written in black ink inside the front cover is "Robert L. Corliss / from / Mama. / Lida L. Corliss / Xmas 1887." There is a colorful floral patterned cover page with tan block lettering that reads "Autographs." There are 70 signatures inside the book, mostly relatives of Robert Corliss and army officers and their wives stationed at or near Fort Robinson. Most of the officers belonged to either the 8th Infantry or the 9th Cavalry. The dates on the inscriptions range from December 25, 1887 through September 1888. The signatures do not progress chronologically from beginning to end through the book. More likely a pe

Image of RG2969.PH000002-000014 - Print, Photographic

RG2969.PH000002-000014 - Print, Photographic

This black and white photograph shows a group of soldiers gathered in a field. Most of the soldiers are on foot, but some are on horseback at the front of the group. Behind the soldiers, several white tents can be seen. The photograph shows the camps of the 7th Infantry and the 9th Cavalry, commanded by Lt. Col. James S. Brisbin of the 9th Cavalry.