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General Order No. 2, 19th Kansas Cavalry

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Date: October 29, 1868

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Military History Coll. 617 Box 5, Folder 1

Unit ID: 210374

Summary: This order establishes the 19th Kansas Cavalry at Camp Crawford, which was located outside Topeka, Kansas. This camp had been named after Samuel Crawford, the former governor of Kansas who took command of this cavalry regiment in 1868. It also laid out the regulations that must be obeyed by officers and enlisted men and established the daily routine (including the calls of reveille, meals, and taps) that must be observed by these soldiers. The 19th Kansas Cavalry was organized to fight against various Indian tribes in the Great Plains.

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Title (Main title): General Order No. 2, 19th Kansas Cavalry

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