Category Archives: 1864

1864 – Detective John W. Cook

It has come to the attention of the editors of this fine weekly that Mr. John W. Cook, originally from Laporte county, Indiana, has recently established the Rocky Mountain Detective Association in Denver City. Along with his private duties, Detective Cook has enlisted in the Colorado cavalry and has been detailed the quartermaster of the Denver post as government detective. Continue reading

Posted in 1864 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

1864 – Lemon Bone Broth Jelly

Many of our readers would like to expand their arsenal of recipes in their kitchens, but they either don’t have time or don’t know which recipes are worth a try. We decided to help you, ladies, with this special issue … Continue reading

Posted in 1864 | Tagged | Leave a comment

Home Remedies for Common Ailments

Ladies and gents, listen up, Mr. LeRoy G. Davis of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, has provided us with the following information on remedies for common ailments like colds, stomach issues, sprains, and general debility. You don’t want to miss reading about … Continue reading

Posted in 1857, 1864 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

1864 – Ned Wynkoop Removed From Command of Fort Lyon

Today we received word that Maj. Edward Wynkoop was relieved of duty as commander of Fort Lyon. Two months ago, Maj. Wynkoop obtained the freedom of four Indian prisoners before bringing the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian leaders to Denver City to have an Indian Council with Territorial Governor John Evans and Col. John Chivington. Continue reading

Posted in 1864 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment