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Stanley (David Sloane) Manuscript Collection
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David Sloane Stanley (1828-1902) was a Major General in the United States Army, serving in the Civil War and later conducting expeditions to the West in the 1870s and 1880s. This collection contains one letter from David Sloane Stanley to General Henry Martyn Cist in 1883, and a typed copy of a diary written by Stanley, documenting his journey overland from Arkansas to California between 1853 and 1854.
David Sloane Stanley (1828-1902) was a United States Army officer born in Cedar Valley, Ohio, on 1828 June 1, the son of John Bratton and Sarah (Peterson) Stanley. He was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point on 1848 July 1.
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