Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military

Correspondence Regarding Native Americans in the U.S. Military
Date: 
April 9, 1906 - December 19, 1907

Robert Shaw Oliver, Acting Secretary of War, returns papers related to the Carlisle Indian School preparing students for the United States Cavalry. Included are William A. Mercer's original plan along with comments by the Office of Indian Affairs and a final ruling by the Acting Judge-Advocate General of the Army.

Also included is correspondence related to appointments to West Point by Carlisle students and other Native Americans as well as Native Americans serving in the U.S. military.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 3159, 1906-#50217