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Orren Arms Curtis

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Creator: Wolfe, Harold B., 1898-1966

Date: Between 1861 and 1868

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Curtis, Orren *1

Unit ID: 312786

Summary: This photograph shows Orren Armas Curtis (1829-1898), Civil War veteran and father of Charles Curtis. He served as captain of Company F,15th Regiment Cavalry, Kansas Volunteers. In April of 1865 Curtis was court martial and sent to the military prison in Joplin, Missouri. He was paroled in May of 1865. Curtis resumed his military career by joining Company H, 19th Regiment Kansas Cavalry. In October of 1868, he was appointed to the ranks of quartermaster sergeant before mustering out of service on April 18, 1869.

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Title (Main title): Orren Arms Curtis


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