CC. Herman P. Chilson Collection
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of one typescript manuscript on the organization and activities of the U.S. military Indian Scouts in the eastern part Dakota Territory plus bordering areas of Minnesota in the 1860s. It includes a roster of Dakota Scouts. This manuscript was written by Herman P. Chilson. Date written is unknown, but it must be after 1965 because that date is mentioned in the introduction.
This collection consists of personal correspondence, photographs, writings, and ephemera related to William H. Thomas who served with the 1st South Dakota Volunteer Infantry in the Spanish-American War.