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This letter was written by Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, to Joseph Little Bristow, 1861-1944, United States Senator, thanking him for the West Point appointment. Eisenhower mentions that he passed the entrance exams and will report to West Point on June 14, 1911. The complete set of correspondence related to Eisenhower's appointment to a military academy is available in Kansas Memory item 208267.
Creator: Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Date: March 25, 1911
This letter shows how Eisenhower's military career began. It can be used as a jumping off point to discuss Eisenhower's many accomplishments.
Item Number: 208272
Call Number: Joseph Little Bristow Coll. #6 Box 38 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208272
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Military
Collections - Manuscript - Bristow, Joseph Little #6
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Notable Kansans (Indicator 1)
Date - 1910s - 1911
Education - Higher education - Students
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Military - Service - Army
Military - Wars - World War II
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Bristow, Joseph Little, 1861-1944
People - Notable Kansans - Eisenhower, Dwight David, 1890-1969
Places - Cities and towns - Abilene
Places - Counties - Dickinson
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters