Fort McPherson, Nebraska

Fort Cottonwood, N.T. : guardian of the tracks and trails /by Louis A. Holmes.
  • 108 Pages
  • 0.94 MB
  • English
Johnsen Publishing Company , Lincoln, Neb
United States. -- Army -- Military life., Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1862-1865., Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895., Fort McPherson (
SeriesNebraska heritage series
ContributionsHolmes, Louis A., signer., Kennedy, Lawton, 1900- , printer.
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 108 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17765443M

The book was written for the Nebraska Heritage Series Centennial Edition (Statehood in ) and as such for a scholar will not provide the depth of research possibly wanted but will surprise the reader with a who's who of names from the Civil War, Indian Wars, building of the Union Pacific Railroad, politicians and international celebrities who passed 4/5(1).

Overview This volume chronicles Fort McPherson and its site, beginning in Originally charged with protecting Fort McPherson, Pony Express riders, Oregon Trail travelers and the builders of the transcontinental railroad.

Covers Indial problems, Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill Author: Louis A. Holmes. Historical Sketches, Fort McPherson Ft. McPherson Centennial, Review by Nellie Snyder Yost of "Guardian of.

the Tracks and Trails, and bibliograhy of Ft. McPherson Negroes serving at Ft. McPherson, June END OF INVENTORY JEP/cr 9/23/ AIP/pmc/WP51 10/9/ SRW/srw/WP 1/17/File Size: 86KB. Fort McPherson is home to the Teetl'it Gwich'in People. The Canadian Gwich'in People are found in the history books under the name Loucheux Indians, a French missionary imposed the term which means slanted eyes.

Anglican Missionaries later arrived in Situated on acres ( km 2) and located four miles (6 km) southwest of the center of Atlanta, Fort McPherson is rich in military tradition as an army post dating back to It was during that year that a post was established in west Atlanta on the grounds where Spelman College is now located.

Between Nebraska book years andthe post was garrisoned in turn by Controlled by: United States Army. Fort McPherson Real Nebraska Stories: A Brave Soldier & Honest Gentleman Now that all of our book titles are available at Amazon Prime, we’re highlighting our books to let you know about all Fort McPherson great Real Nebraska Stories that we offer.

Buy your copies here. IT had been decided that my command should thoroughly scout the country from Fort Hays near the Smoky Hill River, to Fort McPherson, on the Platte; thence describe a semicircle to the southward, touching the head waters of the Republican, and again reach the Platte at or near Fort Sedgwick, at which post we would replenish our supplies; then move directly south to Fort.

One such cemetery, Fort McPherson Military Cemetery, was chosen by the United States for the final resting place of the Fort McPherson of the brave men and women from all the plains and the mountains.

It is in Lincoln County, Nebraska, on the south side of the Platte, about six miles from Maxwell on the Union Pacific Railroad. Get this from a library. Fort McPherson, Nebraska, Fort Cottonwood, N.T.: guardian of the tracks and trails. [Louis A Holmes; Lawton Kennedy].

Blue cloth. Limited edition, copy # Publisher: Johnsen Publishing. Fort McPherson National Cemetery, North Platte, Nebraska. likes. Fort McPherson National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery, located 4mi 5/5(2).

The identity and location of Machette's Station remains controversial. Local tradition places the site on the Williams' Upper 96 Ranch, four miles east of Fort McPherson in Lincoln County, Nebraska.

Up untilthere was a two-story log cabin and a. Fort McPherson (1) () - First established in as Cantonment McKean by Maj. George M. O'Brien, 7th Iowa Cavalry, and named for Maj. Thomas McKean (Cullum ).Renamed Fort McPherson in after BG James B.

McPherson (Cullum ).Abandoned in Also known as Fort Cottonwood Springs and Fort Cottonwood. Fort McPherson (1. Fort McPherson, Nebraska. Lincoln, NE: Johnsen Publishing, One of of limited signed edition w/erata.

Homes died on the eve of publication release so he couldn't sign copies as planned. His signature is cut from one of his papers and pasted on limitation page. Fine in turquoise boards w/ illustration on : Louis A. Holmes. The McPherson Public Library strives to enrich, inspire, and enlighten our community through exceptional collections, services, and programs.

() General Comments & Questions. Fort McPherson was originally called Cantonment McKean, and was popularly known as Fort Cottonwood. The Fort was an Indian Wars-era U.S. Army installation in Nebraska Territory located near the site of present-day North Platte, Nebraska.

It was located on the banks of the North Platte River, at the mouth of Cottonwood Canyon, a strategic location near the junction. Fort McPherson was at the junction of the South Platte and North Platte Rivers. Fort Sedgwick, near the town of Julesburg, was at the meeting of the Bozeman and Overland Trails.

Forts Sanders, Sedgwick, and McPherson were on the projected route of the transcontinental railroad. Fort Casper was on the North Platte River and the Oregon Trail.

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Fort McPherson Campground in Maxwell, Nebraska: 2 reviews, 0 photos, & 0 tips from fellow RVers. Fort McPherson Campground in Maxwell is rated of 10 at Campground Reviews/10(2). Fort McPherson, Nebraska, Maxwell, Nebraska.

9 likes 34 were here. Fort McPherson was originally called Cantonment McKean, and was popularly known as /5(68). The National Cemetery Scheduling Office in St. Louis will continue to provide scheduling services for the duration of the current emergency.

To schedule a burial, please calloption 1. While we will work with families to schedule committal services once the crisis passes, we want to honor and remember these Veterans now.

Walk Through The Fort McPherson National Cemetery. Pay your respects to the fallen soldiers interred at the Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell, Nebraska, about a minute drive from North Platte. As you traverse Nebraska’s oldest national cemetery, you’ll find perfectly-aligned stone markers recognizing veterans of the American Author: Tim Trudell.

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Title: Fort McPherson, Nebraska. The family graciously provided the Publisher with the signature that appears on the signature page.

Condition: Book is very good ++ and close to "Near Fine" - binding is good and contents are exceptionally clean and book has a glassine protector on it and it is making the photo of the front covers look kinda Seller Rating: % positive. The owners also came back down later on the evening to warn us about approaching Severe Thunderstorms in the area.

They even offered the us of their Barns to protect our Vehicles in case of hail and use of their Storm Shelter if needed.

I would stay at Fort McPherson Campgrounds again. We camped at Fort McPherson Campground in a Campground Cabin/5(2). Fort Mitchell is the only Nebraska fort never recognized by the government.

It was established in to protect the transcontinental telegraph line. There is no record of its existence after The Nebraska Historical Society has an archeological study at the site.

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The remains of soldiers buried at Fort Atkinson were relocated to Fort McPherson National Cemetery in March Fort Cottonwood-- The original name of Fort McPherson. Fort Hartsuff-- This fort was established in to protect the settlers on the North Fork of the Loup. Fort McPherson National Cemetery is located at S Spur 56A, roughly four miles south of Maxwell, NE.

The cemetery is open for visitation daily from dawn to dusk; the administrative office is open Monday-Friday from am to pm, and is.

Publication Title: Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations, Date Published: BURIAL REGISTERS FOR MILITARY POSTS, CAMPS, AND STATIONS Introduction On the single roll of this microfilm publication, M, is reproduced a two-volume register of burials at Fort McPherson, Nebraska; I, Arnold, Donna, 81 — 11 a.m.

Monday, J Fort McPherson National Cemetery, near Maxwell. Celebration of life picnic: 4 p.m. Sunday, J Cody Park. Get directions, reviews and information for Fort Mcpherson Campground in Maxwell, NE.

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Ridenour, Rodney, 77 — 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, Fort McPherson National Cemetery, near Maxwell. Reception: To follow, Judy’s Grab-A-Bite. Adams & Swanson Funeral.Fort Hartsuff, Nebraska‎ (50 F) Fort, (35 F) M Fort McPherson (Nebraska)‎ (13 F) R Fort Robinson‎ (1 C, 26 F) Media in category "Forts in Nebraska" The following 2 files are in this category, out of 2 total.

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