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"...Whilst overhauling my old papers, in 1876, for material in response to the numerous and unfounded attacks made upon me all over the country through the indiscretion and cupidity of a newspaper reporter.."
Incredible 1880 Colonel Samuel Sturgis, 7th US Cavalry four page ALS written on imprinted "Headquarters Fort Meade, D.T." and Headquarters Seventh U.S. Cavalry" letterhead!
Very interesting content including the above statement referring to the turmoil that surrounded Sturgis after the Custer massacre in 1876. Please see the transcription page scan listed below for complete details of this superb letter.
In fine condition with wear as shown in the scan. Yet another incredible Indian War related letter offered for your collection!
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