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Muster Roll of Captain Alfred V. Wilsonís 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___.

No.

Surname

First Name

Rank

Enlisted

Period

When

Where

By Whom

Mos

Days

1

Wilson

Alfred V.

Captain

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

Harding

Benjamin M.

First lieutenant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

Pillows

Charles B.

Second lieutenant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

1

Jerkins

John L.

First sergeant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

29

2

Farrar

William S.

Second sergeant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

25

3

Gunstead

Samuel

Third sergeant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

8

4

Roberts

Alvin B.

Fourth sergeant

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

1

Shubrick

Norris

First corporal

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

9

2

Bowles

Jesse T.

Second corporal

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

3

Fell

Jacob

Third corporal

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

1

1

4

Storey

Franklin

Fourth corporal

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

20

1

Baker

Charles

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

2

Bagby

George A.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

24

3

Buchanon

Thos. L.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

4

Briggs

James

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

5

Baltimore

Francis M.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

1

17

6

Baltimore

Noel

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

11

7

Brown

Marcus

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

8

Brown

James W.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

9

Brelsford

Allen C.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

10

Bruner

John S.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

11

Bickle

Frederick

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

12

Brokaw

Brogan I.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

13

Bailey

William

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

14

Bailey

Joseph

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

15

15

Clark

Joseph C.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

8

16

Cassady

James

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

8

17

Coppin

George A.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

24

18

Delay

Joshua

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

19

Delay

William

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

23

20

Duvall

Jason A.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

21

Duvall

Francis M.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

8

22

Davis

George G.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

23

Doane

Peter

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

 

24

Dotgaw

Peter

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

10

25

Ewry

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

10

26

Ernest

George B.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

27

Erpleding

Peter

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

28

Fitch

Thomas

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

29

Fuller

George W.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

30

Frush

James H.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

31

Fritz

Christian G.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

2

5

32

Foster

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

10

33

Fleming

Jesse

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

34

Gatton

Samuel

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

35

Gentre

James B.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

36

Hibler

Frelding T.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

20

37

Holcomb

Samuel R.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

38

John

Jacob R.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

 

39

Kelly

Plympton

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

6

24

40

Kelly

Thomas

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

28

41

Kems

Samuel F.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

42

Kelso

Eleazer B.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

43

Lendinghaur

A. J.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

4

4

44

Loomis

Christopher

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

3

24

45

Lawrence

Charles

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

14

46

Maher

Michael

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

47

Meek

Joseph L.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

48

McKinney

William

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

49

McKinney

Daniel

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

50

McKinney

Jacob

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

51

McKinsey

Isaac

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

52

Martin

Oliver

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

53

Martin

Tarboard W.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

54

Mathias

Christian

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

 

55

Murphy

Bantom F.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

   

56

Neeves

Henry W.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

   

57

Nixon

Andrew

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

58

Nelson

Elijah C.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

59

Phinney

Samuel

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

60

Prettyman

David M.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

61

Resmas

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

62

Schaffer

Valentine W.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

63

Reynord

Abram

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

64

Stice

Peter

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

65

Stevens

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

66

Stump

Adam

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

67

Trotter

Charles L.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

68

Toles

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

69

Tate

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

70

Farmer

John C.

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

 

71

Wing

Martin

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

 

72

Wefler

John

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

 

73

Watters

Henry

Private

13 Oct 1855

Portland

Adjutant-general

 

 

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Alvin

Thomas

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Bowenny

Wm. C.

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Buckley

Wm. S.

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Deardorff

James G.

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Dennison

A. P.

----

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--

Edwards

James H.

----

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--

Kennedy

Bennett

----

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Martin

Orvin

----

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McDonnell

Ura

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Parkhill

John

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Truman

Alfred

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Tuft

Wm. L.

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Wilmot

Richard B.

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Woodward

John D.

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I certify that I have this day mustered into the service of the territory of Oregon the above-named company of Oregon mounted volunteers.

Dated this thirteenth day of October, 1855, at Portland, Oregon territory.

I certify, on honor, that the above is an accurate roll of the company "A" of the first regiment of Oregon mounted volunteers under my command, and that the remarks set opposite the name of each officer and soldier are, to the best of my knowledge and belief, correct and just.

(Signed):

Albert V. Wilson

Captain, commanding the Company.

[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).]

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