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Muster roll of Captain L. G. Powell’s Company of minutemen for the relief of Cascades of __________, Oregon volunteers, commanded by Captain L. G. Powell, called into the service of the territory of Oregon by proclamation of the governor, dated __________,185__, from the twenty-seventh day of March, 1856, to the twenty-fifth day of March, 1856.

 

No

Surname

First

name

Rank

Enlisted

Discharge

Period served

When

Where

By whom

Days

Mos

1

Powell

L. G.

Captain

Mar. 27,

Portland

A. P. Dennison

Mar. 29,

 

3

2

Stewart

A. B.

First lieutenant

 

Portland

     

3

1

Perkins

B. S.

First sergeant

Portland

3

1

Buckley

W. S.

Private

Portland

3

2

Brown

C. H.

Private

Portland

3

3

Buchanan

P. W.

Private

Portland

3

4

Cooke

J.

Private

Portland

3

5

Carter

B.

Private

Portland

3

6

Chettenden

H. L.

Private

Portland

3

7

Deardorff

J. G.

Private

 

Portland

     

3

8

Fox

C.

Private

Portland

3

9

Ginder

W.

Private

Portland

3

10

Green

W.

Private

 

Portland

3

11

Grounds

B.

Private

 

Portland

3

12

Hinsley

I. L.

Private

 

Portland

3

13

Holcomb

S.

Private

Portland

3

14

Ishester

I. L.

Private

Portland

3

15

Kelum

W.

Private

Portland

3

16

Morgan

S. W.

Private

Portland

3

17

McLaughlin

J.

Private

Portland

3

18

Nelson

J. D.

Private

Portland

3

19

Overman

J. A.

Private

Portland

3

20

Peterson

W. A.

Private

Portland

3

21

Reed

R.

Private

Portland

3

22

Sebring

F. L.

Private

Portland

3

23

Sturdevant

J.

Private

Portland

3

24

Storm

L. A.

Private

Portland

3

25

Thorp

J.

Private

Portland

3

26

Tobey

J. S.

Private

Portland

3

27

Wilber

N. J.

Private

Portland

3

28

Wood

A.

Private

Portland

3

29

Walker

T.

Private

Portland

3

30

Story

F.

Private

Portland

3

 [source: Frances Fuller Victor, The Early Indian Wars of Oregon completed From the Oregon Archives and other Original Sources with Muster Rolls (Salem, Oregon: Frank C. Baker, State Printer, 1894).]