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A telegram that tells Col. Bowen to expedite business for the regiment to embark on its mission.
An envelope measuring 5.4" by 3.1" and a telegram measuring 8" by 5.3"
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Chipman, Norton Parker 1836-1924, "Telegram and envelope for Col. Bowen" (1862). Bowen Collection. 10.
Missouri & Western Telegraph Consolidated Lines; Col. Bowen Ft. Leav Oct 4th 1862 To Col Bowen Come along - will meet you here at Planters House - You had better take advance pay & bounty back with you We must expedite business so that the regt can embark at the time fixed. Send your DM to superintend the preparation of your transportation N P Chipman Col & C 44 De 101 hd
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865, United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 13th (1862-1865)