Black Hawk War company roster sheet

Black Hawk War company roster sheet

Dates: 1865 November 2

Handwritten roster, in dark pencil, for the second and fourth platoons of an unidentified "Company D." There are twelve men listed in the 2nd platoon and 13 in the 4th platoon. Along with names, there are columns to indicate the number of horses, saddles, sabers, guns, pistols and rounds of ammunition. A number of men are listed as being sick, absent or unavailable. The date on the document corresponds to the beginning of the last period of active service for the Utah Territorial militia, which retained its original name of "Nauvoo Legion" from the days in Illinois. The Legion was activated this final time around in order to serve in the Utah Black Hawk War. Dated November 2, 1865.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm
  • Call Number: MSS 8857
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Black Hawk War company roster sheet must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8857; Black Hawk War company roster sheet; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8857, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Rick Grunder in 2016.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; April 12, 2016.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Military; Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
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Processing Information
Processed; Ryan K. Lee; 2016.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).
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Black Hawk War company roster sheet
Finding Aid Author
Ryan K. Lee
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-06-24 09:40:07 -0600.
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