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Written by:
Unidentified  Search this
Received by:
John Hanks Alexander, American, 1864 - 1894  Search this
Subject of:
Edward Hatch, American, 1832 - 1889  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
9th Cavalry Regiment, American, founded 1866  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (14 x 9.8 cm)
orders (military records)
Place used:
Fort Robinson, Dawes County, Nebraska, United States, North and central America
October 10, 1887
Hand-written order issued to second lieutenant John Hanks Alexander to report for Officers of the Guard duty at Fort Robinson, Nebraska on October 10, 1887. The document was written by an unidentified first lieutenant by order of Colonel Edward Hatch. The document was written in black ink on white paper and has several creases. Both sides of the document have writing.
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Frances Sampson Mask
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture