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Clous, John Walter (fl. 1868-1875) [Muster roll, Company E, 24th Regiment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07333.02 Author/Creator: Clous, John Walter (fl. 1868-1875) Place Written: Fort Brown, Texas Type: Manuscript document Date: 30 April 1874 Pagination: 2 p. ; 51.5 x 81 cm.

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Summary of Content: Signed by Clous as Captain of Company E, 24th Regiment. Signed by H. F. Leggett, First Lieutenant of the 24th Infantry, as a witness. Signed by Major H. [Chairman?] as inspector and mustering officer of the 24th Infantry. Lists the names of soldiers, and includes their signatures or marks confirming receipt of payment for service 28 February 1874-30 April 1874. States that the 24th is led by Colonel J. H. Potter. A note written across the printed text of the muster roll indicates that the soldiers of Company E were paid 9 May 1874.

People: Chairman, H., fl. 1874
Clous, John Walter, 1837-1908
Leggett, Henry F., fl. 1874
Potter, J. H., fl. 1874

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryAmerican WestAmerican Indian HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican American TroopsSoldier's PayMuster Rolls and Returns

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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