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This is correspondence sent and received by the Kansas Adjutant General's Office. Cyrus K. Holliday succeeded Guilford Dudley as Adjutant General in May 1864. Topics of this correspondence include hospital reports from Fort Scott, requests for more appointments of medical officers, transmittal of muster rolls, a list of volunteers from Wisconsin who enlisted in Kansas, and letters from Elizabeth Pearsons Clouse inquiring about her son, Benjamin Franklin Pearsons. Correspondence was frequently exchanged with Lieutenant J.R. Kemble, General John B. Gray, Assistant Provost Marshal Sidney Clarke, Provost Marshal James McCahon, and Provost Marshal A.J. Shannon. Also included are letters from newspaper publishers requesting payment for printing General and Special Orders, including a young Marshall M. Murdock from the Burlingame Chronicle. A letter dated January 31, 1864 from President Abraham Lincoln orders the draft of 500,000 men. A searchable, full-text version of this correspondence is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1864


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Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence - 1 [January - March 1864]

Item Number: 227321
Call Number: Kansas Adjutant General, General correspondence, 1861-1865, Folders 5-7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 227321

Collections - State Archives - Adjutant General - Correspondence
Date - 1861-1869 - 1864
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Presidents - Lincoln, Abraham
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Carney, Thomas
Government and Politics - State Government - State agencies and programs - Agencies - Adjutant General
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Leavenworth
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Riley
Military - Facilities - Forts - Fort Scott
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Correspondence
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Military order
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Telegram
People - Notable Kansans - Dudley, Guilford, 1835-1905
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Notable Kansans - Murdock, Marshall Marcellus, 1837-1908
Places - Cities and towns - Burlingame
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Osage
Places - Other States - Arkansas
Places - Other States - Missouri
Places - Other States - Wisconsin
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861 - 1865
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Military records - Military orders
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Military records - Muster rolls
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Telegrams

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