Hugh L. Scott papers, 9 September 1916, 28 November 1919.


Scott, Hugh Lenox, 1853-1934. Hugh L. Scott papers, 9 September 1916, 28 November 1919.

Hugh L. Scott papers, 9 September 1916, 28 November 1919.

Contains the following type of materials: correspondence. Contains information pertaining to the following wars and time periods: Indian Wars, 1865-1891; World War I -- Western Front. Contains information pertaining to the following military unit and organization: 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment; Camp Dix. General description of the collection: The Hugh L. Scott papers include 1919 letter from General Scott to Luther Hare describing retirement; service of his children in World War I; service on Board of Indian Commissioners and visit to Indian War sites Little Big Horn, Fort Abraham Lincoln and Standing Rock Agency; discusses efforts to gain information about 1876 Sioux War, especially Crow scouts.

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