Autobiographical statement of Joseph LeBlanc

 Collection
Identifier: 91-06
LeBlanc's account of U. S. military service, 1857-1859 was taken from his unsuccessful petition for a military pension. He recounts details of the events surrounding the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, U. S. Army campaigns against the Mormons in Utah, and his departure from the Army for the Comstock Lode Nevada in 1859.

Dates

  • undated [pre-1900]

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (4 items)

Abstract

LeBlanc's account of U. S. military service, 1857-1859 was taken from his unsuccessful petition for a military pension. The collection contains material from pre-1900 created by Joseph Esdras LeBlanc.

Biographical Note

Joseph LeBlanc was a veteran of the U. S. Army in Utah and the American west; he settled in Virginia City, Nevada in 1859.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.
Title
Autobiographical statement of Joseph LeBlanc
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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