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Map of the route of the north west Indian expedition

Description:

Map of the Northwest Indian Expedition as drawn by Major Henning von Minden in 1865 and copied in 1866.

Resource Type: Map

Subject: Cartography; Indians; Discovery and exploration, American; United States, West; United States. War Department. Engineer Bureau

Date: 1865

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Robley D. Evans

Description:

Assistant Secretary Roosevelt has recommended that Captain Evans represent the Navy Department on a proposed "Board of Defense" that will form plans for a campaign. Roosevelt is confident that Secretary Long will appoint Evans.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Armed Forces--Administration; Armed Forces--Staffs; Military planning; United States. Navy; United States. War Department; Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

Date: 1898-03-19

Synopsis of speech before the Long Island Yale Alumni Association

Description:

John Campbell Greenway describes his experiences enlisting for and serving in the Spanish-American War, including the events leading to the Battle of San Juan Hill.

Resource Type: Speech

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); San Juan Hill, Battle of (Cuba : 1898); Military service, Voluntary; War; Cavalry horses; International relations; Cuba; Arkansas; Texas--San Antonio; Arizona; New Mexico; Texas--Galveston; Florida--Tampa; Spain; Washington (D.C.); Arizona--Phoenix; AYA (Organization); Yale University; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; United States. War Department; Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Shafter, William Rufus, 1835-1906; Young, S. B. M. (Samuel Baldwin Marks), 1840-1924; Lawton, Henry Ware, 1843-1899; Brodie, Alexander O. (Alexander Oswald), 1849-1918; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914

Date: 1899-03-03

Letter from William A. Kobbe to Luther S. Kelly

Description:

General Kobbe has read Captain Kelly's reports with much interest and will mention them to General MacArthur. Kobbe also compliments Kelly's photographs and suggests copies be sent to General Corbin for the War Department collection.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Armed Forces--Management; Photographs; Philippines; United States. War Department; MacArthur, Arthur, 1845-1912; Corbin, Henry Clark, 1842-1909

Date: 1900-10-05

Letter from Sebastian Kerber to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Sebastian Kerber summarizes his war record and difficulties with the Pension Board. He thanks Vice President Roosevelt for offering to look into his case, but declines as his appeal is pending.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: American Civil War (1861-1865); Military pensions; Veterans--Employment; United States. Pension Bureau

Date: 1901-08-24

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to W. A. Faulk

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt tells W. A. Faulk that he received his request for two favors. Roosevelt is unable to interfere in "an appointment such as that you mention" because his involvement would create resentment. He did write to the War Department regarding Faulk's claim.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Etiquette; United States. War Department

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Thomas E. Murphy

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt is sorry to hear of Thomas E. Murphy's "misfortune." He forwarded his letter and the circular to the War Department and the Navy Department. If Roosevelt hears of any other information regarding Murphy's son he will forward it to him.  

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States. War Department; United States. Department of the Navy

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to John F. Scheller

Description:

Vice President Roosevelt cannot help John F. Scheller with his case as he never writes the War Department on behalf of a case about which he has no knowledge. He regrets he cannot help.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States. War Department

Date: 1901-09-07

Letter from Maria Longworth Storer to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Maria Longworth Storer encourages President Roosevelt to appoint her husband as secretary of the Navy or secretary of war. Storer's husband, Bellamy Storer, is currently the American ambassador to Spain.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; United States. Department of the Navy; United States. War Department; Storer, B. (Bellamy), 1847-1922; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948

Date: 1901-09-22

Telegram from Maria Longworth Storer

Description:

Maria Longoworth Storer states that an unnamed individual is suitable for Secretary of the Navy or Secretary of War. Two copies.

Resource Type: Telegram

Subject: Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment; United States. Department of the Navy; United States. War Department

Date: 1901-09-22

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