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General Order No. 9, issued by commander of the Western Department, United States Army, Major General John C. Fremont, authorizes Governor Robinson to raise three regiments of volunteers during the Civil War. On the three regiments, one will serve as the Home Guard while the other two will serve in New Mexico.

Creator: Kansas. Militia
Date: August 23, 1861

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General Order No.9 allows students see how troops were raised in the Civil War, as well as where some of the first Kansas troops were slated to serve.

KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War

Item Number: 213265
Call Number: CSP 353.6 K133g 1861
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213265

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