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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Fort Heiman Order


Collection Title: Fort Heiman Order


Series Number: MS12-12


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on August 20, 2012.


Date Listed: August 20, 2012


Date Span: 1863


Size of Collection: 1 item.


Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder.


Type of Material: Correspondence.


Condition of Material: Good.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.


Biographical / Historical Information: The 15th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was stationed at Paducah, Smithland and Fort Heiman, Kentucky from October 6, 1862 to October 6, 1863.   


Scope and Content: Collection consists of an order issued by Captain Benjamin F. Rice, Provost Marshal at Fort Heiman, Kentucky, to Captain Samuel M. Purcell of the 15th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment relieving Private William H. Marion from duty as provost guard on July 4, 1863.


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Fort Heiman (Ky.) – History – Civil War, 1861-1865.

United States. Army. Kentucky Cavalry Regiment, 15th (1862-1863)

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Personal narratives.

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