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Dox, Hamilton Bogart, 1829- : Hamilton Bogart Dox papers, 1864-1905

Muster rolls, vouchers, special orders, discharge papers, and letters, dated from Jan. 4, 1864-Nov. 10, 1905, concerning the military service of Gen. Hamilton B. Dox during the Civil War. Muster-in rolls indicate his enlistment in Chicago as major in the 12th Ill. Cavalry on Jan. 4, 1864, and his promotion to lt. col. on Oct. 29, 1864. Two vouchers, dated April 30 and June 6 of 1866 document his military pay and clothing and travel expenses. Also included are special orders of May 16, 1866, relieving him of command of a post in Houston, Texas, and a printed certificate of discharge from that post. Other documents include a typed list, dated Sept. 26, 1898, of Dox’s military positions; an information form of Feb. 18, 1903 from the Dept. of the Interior’s Bureau of Pensions; and a ms. letter (on pictorial letterhead of the Burnet House Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio) dated Nov. 10, 1905 to Dox from George Evans, congratulating him on his literary efforts of an "anecdotal" nature.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (10 items)
Subjects: Civil War
Call Number: Midwest MS 257
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