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

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Muster Roll of Capt. John Brown’s Company in the Fifth Regiment, First Brigade of Lawrence Volunteers commanded by Col. Geo. W. Smith. Called into the service of the people of Kansas to defend the city of Lawrence in the Territory of Kansas from threatened demolition by foreign invaders. Enrolled at Osawatomie, K. T. Called into the service from the 27th day of November, A.D. 1855 when mustered to the 12th day of December, when discharged. Service 16 days. Miles traveled each way, 50 Allowance to each for use of horse $24.- Name and Rank Age Name and Rank Age John Brown, Sen., Captain 55 Amos D. Alderman 20 Wm. W. Updegraff. 1st Lieut 34 Owen Brown 31 Henry H. Williams, 2nd “ 27 Solmon Brown 19 Jas. J. Holbrook, 3rd “ 23 John Brown, Jr. 34 Ephraim Reynolds, 1st Seargt. 25 Mauris Brennan 27 R. W. Wood, 2nd “ 20 Wm. W. Caine 19 Frederick Brown, 3rd “ 25 [xx] L. Cochran 34 John Yelton, 4th “ 26 Jeremiah Harrison 22 Henry Alderman, 1st Corp. 55   H. Harrison Updegraff, 2nd Corp. 23   David W. Collis, 3rd Corp. 27   *Wm. Partridge, 4th Corp. 32  
Remarks *Owe keg of powder, 23 lbs. @60¢; also 8 lbs. lead @15¢ was furnished by Wm. Partridge to the QuarterMaster and was used in the service.
(Indorsement) K to Washington Muster Roll of Capt. John Brown’s Company Kansas Volunteers I certify in honor that this Muster Roll exhibits the true state of Captain John Brown’s Company of the fifth Regiment of Kansas Volunteers for the period herein mentioned: that each man answers to his own proper name in person, that the remarks set opposite each name, officer and Soldier, are accurate and just.
Geo. W. Smith, Col. Commanding the 5th Reg’t Kansas Volunteers December 12th A.D. 1855 Lawrence Kansas Territory

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