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The Early Indian Wars of Oregon

completed From the Oregon Archives

and other Original Sources with Muster Rolls

Frances Fuller Victor

Indian War Units mustered at Portland.

These muster rolls were published in the book: 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).  They were compiled many years after the fact, and names can be quite garbled, so be expansive when searching for your name.

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Muster roll of Captain Stephen Coffin’s Company of minutemen for the relief of Cascade Oregon volunteers, commanded by Captain Stephen Coffin, 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-ninth day of March, 1856.

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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.

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Muster Roll of Captain Alfred V. Wilson’s Company "A" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory the eleventh day of October, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians from the thirteenth day of October, 1855, to the close of the war, ______ day of ___________, 185___.

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Muster roll of Captain Alfred V. Wilson’s Company "A" of the battalion of Oregon rangers, commanded by Major Davis Layton, called into the service of the territory of Oregon by proclamation of the governor, dated May 15,1856, from the fifteenth day of May, 1856, to the eleventh day of August, 1856.

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Muster roll of Captain Hiram Wilber’s Company "B" of the battalion of Oregon rangers, commanded by Major Davis Layton, called into the service of the territory of Oregon by proclamation of the governor, dated May 15,1856, from the fifteenth day of May, 1856, to the nineteenth day of June, 1856.

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Muster roll of Captain Alexander P. Ankeny’s company "C" of the recruiting battalion of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel Thomas R. Cornelius, first regiment, Oregon mounted volunteers, mustered into service of the territory of Oregon, in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor, dated January 16, 1856, from the twenty-ninth day of January, 1856, to the _______ day of ________,1856.

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Muster roll of Captain James K. Kelly’s company "C" of the ____ regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon Territory, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians, from the sixteenth day of October, 1855, to the _______ day of _____________.

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Muster Roll of Captain Samuel B. Stafford’s Company "C" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James E. Kelly, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians from the sixteenth day of October, 1855, to twenty-first day of December, 1855.

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Muster Roll of Captain A. J. Hembree’s Company "E" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James E. Kelly, called into the service of the territory of Oregon, by proclamation of the governor, dated October 11, 1855, from the nineteenth day of October, 1855 to the ____ day of _______, 1855.

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Muster Roll of Captain Charles Burnet’s Company "F" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians, from the eighteenth day of October, 1855, to _____ day of ______, 185__.

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Muster Roll of Captain Benjamin Hayden’s Company "G," first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel James K. Kelly, in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians, from the October 22, 1855, to first day of January, 1856.

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Muster Roll of Captain Davis Layton’s Company "H" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, dated the eleventh of October, A. D. 1855, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians, from the twenty-third day of October, 1855, until discharged.

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Muster Roll of Captain Davis Layton’s Company "I" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, Geo. L. Curry, to serve in the war against the Yakima and other Indians, from the twenty-fourth day of October, 1855, to the ____ day of ________, 185__.

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Muster Roll of Captain N. A. Connoyer’s Company "K" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers, commanded by Colonel James W. Nesmith, mustered in pursuance of the proclamation of the governor of Oregon territory, dated the eleventh of October, A. D. 1855, to serve in the war against the Yakima Indians, from the thirtieth day of October, 1855, to the close of the war, or until discharged.

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Muster roll of Captain W. S. Buckley’s company "K," Oregon mounted volunteers, 1856. This is a Multnomah company called Rangers.

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