Title: United States. Army Infantry, 6th Quarter Master’s Collection
Collection Number: Mss 10788
Quantity: .75 ft.
Abstract: Consists of some Quarter Master (William Badger)'s US Army forms for some members of the 6th Cavalry. Most of the forms are printed and include: requisition requests, quarterly returns, receipts, reports, abstracts, statements, estimates of QM Stores, and vouchers for supplies, tobacco, clothing, and pay. There are also a few miscellaneous letters and brief biographical sketches. The collection is organized in alphabetical order by surnames of the men in the collection. It is not specified which company or companies the men represent.
Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Quartermaster’s collection from the South Dakota State Archives, who acquired the collection from Central Michigan University’s Clarke Historical Library.
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Related Materials: See cross reference to Badger Collection Ms 10762.
By A. Abruquah & M. Matyn of Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
Organizational History: The 6th United States Infantry traces its lineage back to 1812, when the Congress authorized a strengthening of the regular Army in preparation for the threatening conflict that became known as the War of 1812. During the 1870s the regiment saw duty on the frontier in Kansas, Colorado, the Dakotas, Iowa, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah.
Scope and Contents Note: The Collection consists of some Quarter Master (William Badger)’s U.S. Army forms for some members of the 6th Infantry. Most of the forms are printed and include: requisition requests, quarterly returns, receipts, reports, abstracts, statements, estimates of QM stores, and vouchers for supplies, tobacco, clothing, and pay. There are also a few miscellaneous letters and brief biographical sketches. The collection is organized in alphabetical order by the surnames of the men in the collection. It is not specified which company or companies the men represent.
BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY
1 Allen, J. (Post Surgeon) 1876, 1885
2 Badger, William, Captain 1866, 1870, 1872, 1875-1878, 1898
3 Baker, Edward, Major 1878
4 Bannister, J., Lieutenant 1876, 1887
5 Barrett, Add., Major 1875
6 Bascom, G. M., Colonel 1882
7 Bates, K., Major 1887
8 Bennett, C. E., Colonel 1876
9 Benteen, F., Brigadier General [7th Cavalry, Co. H, Capt.] 1878
10 Bingham, J. D., Lieutenant Colonel 1873-1875, 1877, 1879, 1883
11 Blunt, Asa P., Brigadier General 1883
12 Brewer, E., Captain 1878
13 Bronson, N., Lieutenant 1871, 1873, 1890
14 Brush, D. H., Captain 1876-1877
15 Buffum, M. P., Lieutenant Colonel 1866
16 Burns, J. M., Major 1873, 1878-1879
17 Byrne, Charles, Major 1886
18 Card, B., Major 1875-1876
19 Carland, J., Captain 1884-1885
20 Carleton, Charles A., Brigadier General 1865
21 Carlin, William P., Brigadier General 1876-1877
22 Choisy, G. L., Major 1876
23 Clark, Wallis, Major 1878
24 Coe, J., Colonel 1876
25 Collins, Edward, Lieutenant Colonel 1864, 1876-1877
26 Conrad, Joseph, Colonel & Brevet Brigadier General 1876-1877
27 Cooke, L. W., Major 1878
28 Dakota Territory (Summary of stock & cash improvements, Bager Stock Farm, Long Lake Creek, Dakota Territory) 1882
29 Dodd, G. A., Major 1878
30 Drum, Richard C., Brigadier and Adjutant General 1881-1882
31 DuBarry, B., Brigadier General 1876
32 Earnest, Cyrus, Lieutenant Colonel 1881
33 Eckerson, Edward, Lieutenant 1878
34 Eckerson, Theo., Captain 1875
35 Edmunds, F., Major 1876-1877
36 Evans, William P., Major 1883-1884
37 Fort Leavenworth KS (Prison Payroll Receipts) 1883
38 Fuller, E., Major 1878
39 Gibson, R., Captain [7th Calvary, Co H. 1st Lieutenant] 1877-1878
40 Gilbreath, E. C., Captain 1876
41 Gillis, J., Captain 1875
42 Godfrey, Edward S., Colonel [7th Calvary, Co K., 1st Lieutenant] 1878
43 Hazen, William, General 1873
44 Hearn, Jas. A., Major 1865-1866, 1877
45 Holabird, B., Colonel & Brevet Brigadier General 1878-1879, 1881
46 Howgate, H., Captain 1877
47 Hoyt, Ralph W., Lieutenant Colonel 1876
48 Indian Scouts (Return of Provisions and Receipt Roll) 1876
49 Indian Scouts (Return of Provisions and Receipt Roll) 1878
50 Ingalls, Charles, Major 1878
51 Johnston, R. E., Colonel 1876-1877
52 Kelton, J. C., Brigadier General 1866, 1889
53 Kislingbury, F., Lieutenant 1876-1877
54 Livers, John, Captain 1881
55 Mann, Wm., Major 1878-1879
56 Mathey, Edward, G. Major [7th Calvary, Co. M., 1st Lieutenant] 1875
57 Matthews, S. W., Major (Surgeon) 1872
58 McClure, Charles, Captain 1877
59 Mitchum, O., Major 1884
60 Moore, Orland, Colonel 1881
61 Munson, J. F., Captain 1872
62 Norton, L. B., Lieutenant Colonel 1871
63 Ogle, Alex., Lieutenant 1877-1878
64 Osborne, Nath. W., Colonel 1886
65 Penny, C. G., Colonel 1880-1881
66 Pierce, F. E., Brigadier General 1878
67 Platt, Edward R., Lieutenant Colonel 1883
68 Poland, John S., Brigadier General 1876, 1878
69 Pope, J. W., Lieutenant Colonel 1882
70 Quimby, Ira, Major 1878
71 Roach, G. H., Major 1876-1878
72 Smith, Edward W., Captain 1878
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