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William McCleave papers, 1862-1904.
BANC MSS C-B 300; BANC MSS C-B 300 FILM
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Title:

William McCleave papers, 1862-1904

Creator/Contributor:

McCleave, William, 1823-1904, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Carleton, James Henry, 1814-1873, Correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Carson, Kit, 1809-1868, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Relating mainly to his career as army officer, particularly service with 1st cavalry, California Volunteers, 1861-1866, in engagements against Navajoes and Apaches in New Mexico. Included are copies of two letters from James H. Carleton, to Christopher Carson and Joseph R. West, 1862; letter to McCleave from his commanding officer, 1862; two from McCleave to other officers, 1862 and 1869; his record of daily activities, Ft. West, Jan.-Mar. 1863; notice of appointment as Bvt. Lt. Col. of Volunteers, 1865; service record and list of engagements; reminiscences prepared for Society of California Volunteers; report prepared by another member of the Society giving additional information on McCleave's army career; copy of an article written by McCleave on his experiences in New Mexico during the Civil War; obituary notices.

Date:

1862 (issued)

Subject:

United States. -- Army. -- California Volunteers (1861-1866). -- Regiment of Cavalry, 1st.
California. -- Militia.
Indians of North America -- New Mexico
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

Also available on microfilm.
Portraits of McCleave and officers of the California Column transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1948.011)

Type:

Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Obituaries.

Physical Description:

16 folders in 1 box.
1 microfilm reel (63 exposures) : negative (Rich. 88:13) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-B 300
BANC MSS C-B 300 FILM

Origin:

California