on't know myself, except that we are about one hundred miles from Fort Randall and fifty from Fort Pierre, on the banks of the Big muddy, as the Missouri is fairly called.
We are certainly as much ineral Sully is an old soldier, and if mortal man can be pushed through, we shall go.
above Fort Pierre, July, 1863.
Think of this letter travelling over a wilderness of two hundred miles to Fnged buckskin.
If it comes safely to you, you may know he is a good Indian.
When we reached Fort Pierre, Major Ten Broeck's battalion received us with open arms, and Company B rushed out with most writes:—
It was in the first of the month of August that we commenced our march up from Fort Pierre.
I was with your son every day, and he was happy and cheerful.
He was away on several scoutried in a pleasant spot on the bank of the river, under a large oak-tree, fifteen miles above Fort Pierre.
Another friend, writing after his death, says:—
During the whole of our fatiguing
and he died for his country.
Henry Jonus Doolittle
Captain and A. D. C. (U. S. Vols.), April, 1862; died at Racine, Wis., August 10, 1862, of disease contracted in the service.
Henry Jonas Doolittle was born March 4, 1839, in Rochester,the charge of Mr. Horace Briggs.
My father removed to Wisconsin.
When I was twelve I entered the school of one Stow, in Racine, and began Latin.
In about one year I was put under the charge of Rev. Roswell Park, D. D., who opened a school at RRacine, under a charter from the State incorporating Racine College.
I continued at school here until I was seventeen.
I then left for one year; and during the summer months I worked with a party of engineers on the construction of the Racine and Mif 1861 he spent in Washington with his father, Senator Doolittle of Wisconsin.
He soon, however, returned to his home in Racine, and engaged in the study of law. He also acted as military instructor to two companies of Wisconsin troops,—one the comp