October 29th, 2014 World Stroke Day October 31st, 2014 Nevada Day October 31st, 2014 Halloween November 1st, 2014 All Saints November 1st, 2014 All Saints' Day November 2nd, 2014 Daylight Saving Time ends November 2nd, 2014 All Souls' Day November 4th, 2014 Election Day November 6th, 2014 Return Day Delaware November 6th, 2014 World Day to Protect the Environment in War November 10th, 2014 World Science Day November 11th, 2014 Veterans Day November 14th, 2014 World Diabetes Day November 16th, 2014 World Day for Road Traffic Victims November 16th, 2014 International Day for Tolerance November 19th, 2014 International Men's Day November 20th, 2014 World Philosophy Day November 20th, 2014 Universal Children's Day November 20th, 2014 Africa Industrialization Day November 21st, 2014 World Television Day November 25th, 2014 World Day to Eliminate Violence on Women November 27th, 2014 Thanksgiving Day November 28th, 2014 Black Friday November 28th, 2014 American Indian Heritage Day November 28th, 2014 Lincoln's Birthday November 29th, 2014 World Solidarity Day with Palestinian People
1875, Lt. John S. Loud, 9th Cavalry, Ringgold Barracks, Texas, Letter; Ft. Brown For Sale
This item is a wonderful,original letter dated 1875, Ringgold Barracks, Texas where John S. Loud wrote to adjutant L.H.Rucker regarding supplies shipped to Fort Brown....signed at lower left by Loud. Letter is 8x11, fold, else in good condition.
John Sylvanus Loud was born 12 April 1842, in Warwick,
New York. His initial military service was with the
Seventh New York National Guard in 1862 as a private. In
1863, he transferred to the Twelfth New York Cavalry as a
lieutenant, was later promoted to captain, and was mustered
out in June 1865, returning to New York City to take
up a business career.
Applying for a commission in the
regular army in November 1865, he became a second lieutenant
in the Ninth United States Cavalry, joining the regiment
at its San Antonio, Texas, headquarters in May 1867,
Two months later, he was promoted to first lieutenant and
from September 1867 until January 1880 served as regimental
In 1868, he received a brevet appointment
as first lieutenant and captain "for meritorious services"
during the Civil War, Promoted to the rank of captain in the
Ninth Cavalry in January 1880, he remained there until June
1897, when he was transferred to the Third Cavalry as major.
Capable and dedicated,Loud served as an officer of the Ninth Cavalry almost from
its creation in 1866, traveling with his men from post to
post across the frontier for thirty years.
He retired a lieutenant colonel in June 1898 and died at
Fort Snelling, Minnesota, on 27 May 1909.
The 9th Cavalry was organized on 21 September 1866 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and mustered between September 1866 and 31 March 1867. Its first commanding officer was Colonel Edward Hatch. The men enlisted for five years and received $13 per month, plus room, board and clothing. Later they were dubbed "Buffalo Soldiers". The regiment's motto was, and remains, "We Can, We Will".
Please view the other historical and Civil War related documents I'll be listing this week.SEE SCAN.I now accept PAYPAL but PREFER other forms of traditional paper payment. Buyer pays shipping(usually FREE within the US and $12 for International),payment must be received within 5 days.
This item has been shown 0 times.
1875, Lt. John S. Loud, 9th Cavalry, Ringgold Barracks, Texas, Letter; Ft. Brown: $82