Fort Douglas (Utah) returns

Fort Douglas (Utah) returns

Dates: 1862-1916

Monthly reports submitted to the Adjutant General's Office. Reports include names of commissioned officers; statistical data on enlisted men, horses, and artillery; notes regarding absent soldiers and those "casually at post"; and brief narrative summaries of important events. The January 1863 report includes a brief narrative concerning the Battle of Bear River.

  • Extent: 3 reels 35 mm
  • Creator: United States. Army
  • Call Number: MSS 2177
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Fort Douglas (Utah) returns must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2177; Fort Douglas (Utah) returns; 19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2177, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Microfilm copy made by National Archives at request of Lyman C. Pedersen, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library (Brigham Young University) purchased copy from Pedersen, 1999.
Subject Terms
Bear River Massacre, Idaho, 1863; Fort Douglas (Utah); Utah--History, Military
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Fort Douglas (Utah) returns
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Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:22-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts