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Item ID   156783    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.658 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1984.001 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1984.001 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Emanuel Wotiz similar items
Title   Emanuel Wotiz letter similar items
Filing Title   Wotiz (Emanuel) letter similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 oversize folder similar items
Biographical History   Emanuel Wotiz immigrated to the United States from Europe. In 1856, he enlisted for five years as a soldier in the U.S. Army. similar items
Scope and Content   Letter that Emanuel Wotiz wrote and sent to members of his family in Strakonitz (then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and now in the Czech Republic) when he was stationed at Camp Floyd, in Cedar Valley, Utah Territory. The letter describes Wotiz's journey from Chicago to Salt Lake City (via Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming). Once in Salt Lake City, the Tenth Regiment easily forced the "surrender" of those Mormons who had opposed the law of the U.S. The letter contains Wotiz's views of the country, Indians, and of army conditions. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156783 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18309960~S1    
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