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Giles Moore enlistment agreement in the Union army

Giles Moore enlistment agreement in the Union army

Descriptive Summary

Title: Giles Moore enlistment agreement in the Union army
Creator: Moore, Giles
Inclusive Dates: 1863 August 19
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 form)
Collection Number: ms1502
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Giles Moore was a former African American slave in the Cherokee Nation who enlisted with the Union Army in August, 1863 as a member of the 2nd Regiment of Kansas Colored Volunteers (better known as the 2nd Kansas Infantry (Colored)).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one Volunteer enlistment form (completed in manuscript) in which Giles Moore enlists in the 2nd Regiment of Kansas Colored Volunteers. The document bears Moore's "X" mark signature.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Giles Moore enlistment agreement in the Union army, ms 1502. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Agreements.
Cherokee Nation -- History.
Ex-slaves of Indian tribes -- Kansas -- History.
Freedmen -- Kansas -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 2nd -- History

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Enlistment agreement, 1863 August 19 Access Online