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General Order No. 10, dated August 29, 1861, addresses the formation and organization of the Kansas Home Guard regiment created after the issuance of Major General John C. Fremont's General Order No. 9. It also lists the superintendents who will oversee the organization of the companies from Leavenworth, Atchison, White Cloud, Hiawatha, Grasshopper Falls, Junction City, Topeka, Emporia, Lawrence, and Wyandotte. In addition, General Order No. 10 mentions that Colonel W.R. Judon, of Fort Scott, is raising another regiment of Home Guards in which loyal Kansans may serve.

Creator: Kansas. Militia
Date: August 29, 1861

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General Order No. 10 can be used in conjunction with General Order No. 9 to provide students with an idea of how soldiers were recruited in Kansas during the Civil War.

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Item Number: 213266
Call Number: CSP 353.6 K133ge 1861
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213266

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