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Muster Roll of Captain John Brown's Company, Fifth Regiment, 1st Brigade, Kansas Volunteers

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Date: December 12, 1855

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: History Military Oversize 2

Unit ID: 7635

Summary: This muster roll identified men who served in the Wakarusa War from November 27 to December 12, 1855. The fifth regiment was commanded by Col. George W. Smith, and this company was recruited from the area around Osawatomie, Kansas Territory. The information provided included name, rank (if an officer), and age. Officers, in addition to Captain John Brown, were William Updegraff, Henry H. Williams, James J. Holbrook, Ephraim Reynolds, R. W. Wood, Frederick Brown, John Yelton, Henry Alderman, H. Harrison Updegraff, Daniel W. Collis, and William Partridge. William Partridge furnished one keg of powder and 8 pounds of lead that were used by the company. This was a small company, and its other members were Amos D. Alderman, Francis Brennon, William W. Caine, Benjamin L. Cochran, Jeremiah Harrison and John Brown's sons John, Jr., Owen, and Salmon. Ages of the company ranged from 19 to 55 years old.

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Title (Main title): Muster Roll of Captain John Brown's Company, Fifth Regiment, 1st Brigade, Kansas Volunteers

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 102912