United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1866-present)

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Led by George Armstrong Custer, the Seventh Cavalry surprised an encampment of Cheyenne near present-day Cheyenne, Okla., on Nov. 27, 1868.

Known as the Battle of Washita, the conflict resulted in few cavalry casualties; among them was Capt. Louis M. Hamilton, who was killed as the attack commenced.

From the description of A meeting of the officers of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry was held ... to take into consideration the untimely death of Captain Louis M. Hamilton ... who was killed in the battle of Washita ... : Canadian River, Indian Territory : resolution, 1868 Dec. 4. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36758936

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referencedIn Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. Letters, 1876. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Hutchins, James S. Boots and saddles at the Little Bighorn, 1976. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn George A. Custer and Little Big Horn postcard collection, [197-?]. Bismarck Public Library, Bismarck Veterans Memorial Public Library
referencedIn Leingang, William L. William L. Leingang Mobile Video Productions video footage, 1955, 1989. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn McCleary, Robert. Letter : Frederick, Okla., to Whitelaw Sanders, Wamego, Kan., 1917 Oct. 11. Newberry Library
referencedIn Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925. Papers, 1905-1925. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Griepp, Frank R., 1913-. Papers and photographs, 1945-1955. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library). Louis McLane Hamilton collection, 1867-1869. Newberry Library
referencedIn Crabtree, Linda. Linda Crabtree photograph collection, 1890-1900. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Waldo, Edna LaMoore, 1893-. Collection, 1931-1956. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. Frederick William Benteen papers, 1833-1951 (bulk 1871-1896). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Cooke, William Winer, 1846-1876. Letters. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Dickson, Annie. Report, 1921 June 13. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Wilson, Charles R. Charles R. Wilson Custer collection [microform], 1867-1967. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Kenneth M. Hammer research notes, 1966-1976 L. Tom Perry Special Collections
referencedIn Wallace, Washington I. Washington I. Wallace photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Hammer, Kenneth M., 1918-. Book drafts, 1970-1972. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Godfrey, Edward Settle, 1843-1932. Custer's last battle / by one of his troup commanders. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Charles F. Bates papers, 1866-1977 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Johnson, Charles. Charles Johnson certificate of discharge, 1881 September 20. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Brave Bear. Account of Custer's fight on Little Bighorn, 1906. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn King, Charles, 1844-1933. Papers of Charles King [manuscript], 1827-1964, bulk 1887-1929. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876. Documents relating to George Armstrong Custer, 1867-1892. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Account of Custer's fight on Little Bighorn, 1906 L. Tom Perry Special Collections
referencedIn Luce, Edward S. (Edward Smith). Roster of the survivors of the 7th United States Cavalry as of June 30, 1876, as taken from the muster rolls and pay rolls, alterations and casualties returns, company and regimental field returns, April 30 to June 30, 1876. University of California, Davis, Shields Library
referencedIn Frederick William Benteen letters, 1876 L. Tom Perry Special Collections
referencedIn Myrick, Herbert, b. 1860,. Collection of Western Americana, 1860-1926. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876. George Armstrong Custer and Elizabeth (Bacon) Custer collection [microform], 1856-1933. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Davisson, Jesse C. Military photographs, ca. 1890-1899. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Barnitz, Albert. Albert Barnitz papers, 1852-1978. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th. A meeting of the officers of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry was held ... to take into consideration the untimely death of Captain Louis M. Hamilton ... who was killed in the battle of Washita ... : Canadian River, Indian Territory : resolution, 1868 Dec. 4. Newberry Library
referencedIn Letters relating to Frederick W. Benteen and the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1891 Oct 20-1932 Dec 27 (bulk 1891 Oct 20-1896 Aug 12). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Cloman, Sydney Amos, b. 1867. Sketch of the scene of the mission fight, December 30, 1890 / drawn under the direction of Lieut. S.A. Cloman, [ca. 1890]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Godfrey, Edward Settle, 1843-1932. Edward Settle Godfrey photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Downing, Alfred. Fighting Seventh out in Montana / by A. Downing, 1873 Nov 10. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn United States. Army. United States Army Continental Army Commands journal [microform], 1867. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Kellogg, Mark, 1833-1876. Mark Kellogg diary, 1876. State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
referencedIn Ellerman, Herman. Yellowstone expedition, 1873. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn McIntosh, Donald. Donald McIntosh papers, 1872-1876, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Barnitz, Albert Trovillo Siders. Albert and Jennie Barnitz letters, diaries, and journals [microform], 1857-1871. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876. Letters, 1867-1868. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th. United States Army 7th Cavalry order book [microform], 1889-1891. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Swett, Leonard Herbert. Leonard Herbert Swett papers, 1875-1932, bulk 1875-1885. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Herron, Lee, 1846-1937. Lee Herron letters to Robert M. Wright and writings, 1913-1914. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Walter Mason Camp papers, 1905-1925 L. Tom Perry Special Collections
referencedIn Albert Barnitz papers, 1852-1978 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Tuten, John C., Mrs. Mrs. John C. Tuten photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925. Papers, 1905-1925. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Barnitz, Albert Trovillo Siders. Papers, 1862-1894 / Albert Trovillo Siders Barnitz. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Biography -- Tompkins, Tommy. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 7th. Cavalry - U.S. - 7th Regiment papers, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Jordan, Tex. Tex Jordan papers, 1867-1979 (bulk 1901-1979) Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Strand, Robert R., 1926-. Oral history interview with Robert R. Strand, [videorecording], 2004. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Bates, Charles Francis, b. 1862. Charles F. Bates papers, 1866-1977. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. Frederick W. Benteen and Theodore W. Goldin papers, 1886-1933, bulk 1886-1896. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Early Oklahoma Indians photograph collection, 1901-1907. Museum of the Great Plains
referencedIn Shick, Hugh. Papers, 1923-1971. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Statement of Brigadier General James W. Forsyth, 1891-1895 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Mathey, Edward Gustave, 1837-1915. The Washita campaign and battle of the Washita, 1875?-1900? Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Letters relating to Frederick W. Benteen and the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1891 Oct 20-1932 Dec 27 (bulk 1891 Oct 20-1896 Aug 12). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876. George A. Custer papers, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Kelchner, Robert C. Robert C. Kelchner photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Polk, Harding, 1887-1943. Harding Polk papers, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Yates, George W., d. 1876. George W. Yates papers, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888. Telegram, 1876 Jul 10. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876. George Armstrong Custer papers, 1858-[not before 1887]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ylinen, Frank A. Frank A. Ylinen papers, 31 December 1907-22 April 1909, 1940-1954, undated. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Horner, Jacob, 1854-1951. Interview with Jacob Horner of Bismarck, N. Dak., one of Custer's men in 1876 / questions asked by Col. W.A. Graham at home of E.A. Brininstool, Hollywood, Calif. University of California, Davis, Shields Library
referencedIn Whitside, Samuel M., 1839-1904. The Samuel Whitside papers, 1878-1939. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Reynolds, Charles Alexander, 1844-1876. Charles Reynolds and Alexander Brown diary, 1876. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Berkeley, Hugh Douglas, 1871-1936. Papers of Hugh Douglas Berkeley [manuscript], 1889-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876. Black Hills Expedition order and dispatch book, 1874. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Tobey, Fred H. Diary of Fred H. Tobey, 1876-1878. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Johnston, Robert H. Letter : to his old friend Wardell / by Robert H. Johnston, 1876 Nov 18. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn J. Townsend Daniel letters 1860-1868 Daniel, J. Townsend letters William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Dixon, Joseph H. [Letter], 1865. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. Benteen-Goldin letters : letters written by Brevet Brigadier General Frederick W. Benteen, U.S.A., retired, to Sergeant Theodore W. Goldin, 7th U.S. Cavalry, 1891-1896 [and others, 1932-1933], 1934. Newberry Library
referencedIn Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925. Photographs, 1861-1981. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Moomey, Kenneth D. George Armstrong Custer: the western campaign, 1865 to 1876, 2003. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Bordley, Marcello W. Tank support with the 7th Cavalry / by Marcello W. Bordley. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Taylor, William O. The William O. Taylor Papers 1872-1890. Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
referencedIn Gold, Ethel. Ethel Gold scrapbook. University of Texas at El Paso
referencedIn Whitside, Samuel M., 1839-1904. Samuel M. Whitside photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Breihan, Carl W., 1915-. George A. Custer collection, 1864, 2003. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Charles Reynolds and Alexander Brown diary., 1876. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925. Letter : to Major G. W. Baird / by Nelson Appleton Miles, 1891 Nov. 20. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lockwood, John C., 1857-1928. Papers of John C. Lockwood, 1860-1926 (bulk 1920-1925). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Cloman, Sydney Amos, b. 1867. Sketch of the scene of the mission fight, December 30, 1890 / drawn under the direction of Lieut. S.A. Cloman, [ca. 1890]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Mechling, Henry. Henry Mechling papers, 1921. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Post, Alton G. Alton G. Post papers, 1951-1993. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Sills, G. Joseph, Jr. Papers of G. Joseph Sills, Jr., 1878-2000 (bulk 1984-2000) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Coates, Isaac Taylor, 1834-1883. Journal, 1867. Denver Public Library, Central Library
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associatedWith Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. person
associatedWith Benteen, Frederick William, 1834-1898. person
associatedWith Berkeley, Hugh Douglas, 1871-1936. person
associatedWith Bordley, Marcello W. person
associatedWith Brave Bear person
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associatedWith Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925. person
associatedWith Cloman, Sydney Amos, b. 1867. person
associatedWith Coates, Isaac Taylor, 1834-1883. person
associatedWith Cooke, William Winer, 1846-1876. person
associatedWith Crabtree, Linda. person
associatedWith Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876. person
associatedWith Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876. person
associatedWith Daniel family family
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associatedWith Ellerman, Herman. person
associatedWith Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906 person
associatedWith Godfrey, Edward Settle, 1843-1932. person
associatedWith Godfrey, Edward Settle, 1843-1932. person
associatedWith Gold, Ethel. person
associatedWith Griepp, Frank R., 1913- person
associatedWith Hamilton, Louis McLane, d. 1868. person
associatedWith Hammer, Kenneth M., 1918- person
associatedWith Herron, Lee, 1846-1937. person
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associatedWith Johnson, Charles. person
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associatedWith King, Charles, 1844-1933. person
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associatedWith Mathey, Edward Gustave, 1837-1915. person
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associatedWith Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888. person
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associatedWith Strand, Robert R., 1926- person
associatedWith Swett, Leonard Herbert. person
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associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 7th. Troop K corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Military Division of the Missouri. corporateBody
associatedWith Waldo, Edna LaMoore, 1893- person
associatedWith Wallace, Washington I. person
associatedWith West, Robert Mayhew, d. 1869. person
associatedWith Whitside, Samuel M., 1839-1904. person
associatedWith Whitside, Samuel M., 1839-1904. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Oklahoma--Fort Supply
Subject
Cheyenne Indians
Indians of North America
Manuscripts, American
Washita Campaign, 1868-1869
Occupation
Activity
Armed Forces

Corporate Body

Establishment 1866

Americans

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