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19th Kansas Cavalry Collection

Date: C1911 - 1989

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 45485

Abstract: The documents in this collection comprise the research of N. Dale Talkington into the members of the Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry. The majority of these records are photocopies of research articles and of original documents, such as court documents and records from veterans’ organizations, as well as genealogical research and related correspondence conducted by Mr. Talkington. The files include general information about the regiment and about thematic topics, such as desertion, as well as files related to specific members of the Nineteenth Volunteers and other individuals affected by or related to the regiment’s winter campaign.

Space Required/Quantity: 1.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): 19th Kansas Cavalry Collection

Administrative History

Administrative History: The Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry was a volunteer regiment mustered into action in the fall of 1868 in order to campaign against the Cheyenne tribe, who were attacking white settlers in western Kansas. The regiment was mustered out in the spring of 1869.

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Subjects

    United States. Army. Kansas Cavalry Regiment, 19th (1868-1869)
    United States. Army. Kansas Cavalry Regiment, 19th (1868-1869). Company D
    Kansas -- History -- 19th century
    Soldiers -- Kansas -- Genealogy