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Long (Oscar Fitzalan) Papers
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Description
A collection of papers related to the life and career of Oscar Fitzalan Long, American Army General.
Background
General Oscar Fitzalan Long (1852-1928) was an United States Army officer who was born in New York and graduated from West Point in 1876. He saw active service during the Indian Campaigns of 1876 to 1879 and was aide-de-camp to Colonel Nelson A. Miles, then in charge of the Yellowstone Command. Long was appointed general in 1901 and served as general superintendent of the Army Transport Service during the Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection. He was married to Amy Requa, daughter of California financier Isaac L. Requa.
Extent
10.67 Linear Feet (5 boxes and 44 volumes)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.