John Gorham Chandler letter and news article

John Gorham Chandler letter and news article

Dates: 1854

ALS to his mother in which Chandler tells of troop plans to set out for California during the wars with the Pacific Coast Indians. He describes his clothing, bedding, and tentative itinerary of the journey. The newspaper article announces the departure of the Third Regiment of Artillery for California.

  • Extent: 2 items (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chandler, John Gorham, 1830-1915
  • Call Number: MSS SC 113
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Gorham Chandler letter and news article 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 SC 113; John Gorham Chandler letter and news article; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 113, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
United States. Army. Regiment of Artillery, 3rd; Immigration and American Expansion; Overland journeys to the Pacific; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; United States. Army--Military life
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Chandler (John Gorham) letter and news article
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:42-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Chandler was a Lieutenant in the Third Regiment of Artillery, U.S. Army.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts