Susan Newcomb


Susan Newcomb(1848-1921) and her husband Samuel lived in Fort Davis in Stephens County, Texas, during and after the Civil War. In her diaries, she describes the lonely, difficult and perilous existence of the frontier wife living among the buffalo and predatory Indian tribes. Source: Samuel P. Newcomb Papers, 1865-1873, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University. http://library.ttu.edu/ul/
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