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Item Number: 102907
Title: Muster Roll, Kansas Volunteers for the Protection of the Ballot Box, Leavenworth County
Description: The Kansas Volunteers for the Protection of the Ballott Box were free state supporters who were determined to see that fair elections were held in Kansas. James Lane was appointed to organize companies throughout the territory. General Order No. 1, found on this site, included instructions for listing the members of each company. This muster roll was prepared as a result of that order. This company was recruited in Leavenworth County from Delaware City. The muster roll listed the officers and enlisted men, their age, place of birth, where from to Kansas, and Kansas residence. The ages of company members range from 18 to 54. The captain was A. Cutter.
Dates: 1857
Number of Images: 1
Call Number: History Military Oversize 3
Location of Original: KSHS
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