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These excerpts from Gus Johnson's journal record his experiences as a member of the 19th Kansas Cavalry, Company G. The entries are dated from November 12, 1868 to November 26, 1868. Johnson records the movements and activities of his company in addition to the local wildlife (particularly bison), the weather, and the landscape. Johnson's company also had some skirmishes with Indians.

Creator: Johnson, Gustaf, 1826-1886
Date: 1868

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These fascinating entries give students a sense of daily life in the military, particularly the hardships of travel during the winter and the Indian-white conflicts occurring in Kansas. It also includes various mentions of buffalo and buffalo chips.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)

Item Number: 210765
Call Number: Military History (Coll. 617) Box 4, Folder 15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210765

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