Daniel Chevilette Govan papers, 1861-1908 [manuscript].


Daniel Chevilette Govan papers, 1861-1908 [manuscript].

Scattered papers of Govan, including Civil War letters from him to his wife, Mary (Otey) Govan, in which he discussed camp life at various forts in Tennessee and Kentucky; postwar letters received in response to his manuscript articles discussing military history in the Tennessee theater; correspondence, 1894-1900, as Indian agent at the Tulalip Agency, Washington State, mostly with Indians and concerning their problems; selections from a scrapbook of letters and clippings (microfilm); and part of the Civil War recollections of Confederate General St. John Richardson Liddell (1815-1870) of Louisiana.

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