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Collection Reference Number GLC06366.04
From Archive Folder Collection of Mexican War printed orders 
Title General Orders: No. 5
Date 15 July 1846
Author Bowman, George W. (fl. 1846)  
Additional authors Lescure, J. M. G. Shunk, Francis Rawn (1788-1848)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders from Adjutant General George W. Bowman to the Volunteers of Pennsylvania requesting the enrollment of six regiments of infantry. Reply from Francis R. Shunk, governor of Pennsylvania, complies with orders and includes a list of companies, officers, numbers of soldiers, and place of enlistment. Printed by J.M.G. Lescure, printer to the state of Pennsylvania.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Foreign Affairs  Global History and Civics  Infantry  Recruitment  
People Lescure, J. M. G. (fl. 1846)  Bowman, George W. (fl. 1846)  Shunk, Francis Rawn (1788-1848)  
Place written Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859