David Sloane Stanley (1828-1902) was a Major General in the United States Army, serving in the Civil War and later conducting
expeditions to the West in the 1870s and 1880s. This collection contains one letter from David Sloane Stanley to General Henry
Martyn Cist in 1883, and a typed copy of a diary written by Stanley, documenting his journey overland from Arkansas to California
between 1853 and 1854.
David Sloane Stanley (born 1828, died 1902) was a United States Army officer born in Cedar Valley, Ohio, on June 1, 1828,
the son of John Bratton and Sarah (Peterson) Stanley. He was appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point
on July 1, 1848.
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