[BUFFALO SOLDIERS]. Special Orders commanding officers of the 24th Infantry to serve as general court martial detail, San Antonio, Texas, 29 August 1874.

2pp, 7 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (small stain near bottom edge). Provenance: James E. Hudson (as related by consignor).

Written just five years after the inception of the 24th Infantry Regiment, Special Orders Nos. 137 and 180 call upon several officers of the regiment to serve as detail for a general court martial, including First Lieutenant J.B. Nixon, First Lieutenant H.F. Leggett, and First Lieutenant J.M. Thompson.


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