Carlson, Paul H 1972-06-07
In this talk, delivered to the Westerners’ Program, historian Paul Carlson discusses General William Shafter, his background and his career in the U. S. Army during the Civil War and the Indian wars of the 1870s.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Paul H. Carlson
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Date: June 7, 1972
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Westerners' Program
Length: 1 hour
Historian Paul Carlson discusses General William
Shafter, his background, and his career in the United State Army during
the Civil War and the Indian Wars of the 1870s. General Shafter was
involved in the massacre at Wounded knee in 1890, the American Railways
Union strike in 1894 and the Llano Estacado Expedition in 1874 and
invested in a silver mine at Fort Davis, Texas. He was stationed at
Ringgold Barracks, Texas; Fort Clark, Texas; Fort Duncan, Texas; Fort
Jefferson, Texas; Fort Concho, Texas; and Fort McKavett, Texas.
Range Dates: 1870-1894
Bulk Dates: 1870-1894
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