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MUSTER ROLL OF CAPTAIN GEORGE H. CRAM, COMPANY K, TWENTY SECOND REGIMENT OF INFANTRY, ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, [COLONEL DAVID S. STANLEY,] FROM THE THIRTY FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER, 1871, WHEN LAST MUSTERED, TO THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER, 1871
[Fort Randall, Dakota Territory], 1871. Elephant folio printed broadsheet, 20-1/2" x 31", completed in neat ink manuscript. Signed and dated at Fort Randall, D.T., December 31, 1871, by Geo. H. Cram, Captain, and E. Sotis [a/k/a E.S. Otis], Lieut. Col., 22nd Infantry. Contains the usual columns and information such as name, rank, enlistment dates, whether present, money due, etc. The majority of the soldiers are listed as having money due for clothing. Old folds, several fold splits repaired with minor loss, small tear at bottom corner with some loss. Good+. [offered with] MUSTER ROLL OF STEWARD, WARDMASTER, COOKS, NURSES, MATRONS, AND DETACHED SOLDIERS, SICK, IN THE HOSPITAL OF FORT RANDALL, D.T., ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE THIRTY FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER, 1871, WHEN LAST MUSTERED, TO THE THIRTY FIRST DAY OF DECEMBER 1871. The 22nd Regiment of U.S. Infantry was originally organized as the 2nd Battalion of the 13th Infantry on May 4, 1861. It later became the 22nd Infantry under Act of Congress July 28, 1866. During the Civil War, the regiment fought at Chickasaw Bayou, Walnut Hills, the Siege of Vicksburg, Missionary Ridge, and elsewhere. The regiment's best known men were William T. Sherman and Philip H. Sheridan. After the War the regiment was transferred to the Northern plains; its duties included keeping civilians out of the Black Hills of the Dakota Territories. In 1869, the 22d Infantry was involved in actions at the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, in South Dakota. In the summer of 1870, Company K was sent to Lower Brule Agency on the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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