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Authorization signed General Nathaniel Lyon, June 28, 1861

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Identifier: D06782

Title: Authorization signed General Nathaniel Lyon, June 28, 1861

Description: States that B.F. Grover of Johnson County may raise troops.

Transcription: Boonville Mo.

June 28. 1861.

The Bearer, Mr B.W. Grover[Benjamin W. Grover] of Johnson County Mo is authorised to raise forces for the support of the United States and is authorised to receive 300 stand Arms & 12,000 cartridges which are to be sent to Lexington and the officer in charge with give him all needful assistance in organizing and distributing these arms.

N. Lyon.

Bridg Gen’l


Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-06-28

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Lyon, Nathaniel, 1818-1861

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Recruiting and enlistment
Armed Forces


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