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    Five Monthly Morning Reports for Company "A", Texas 4th Infantry Battalion, also known as Oswald's or the German Battalion, December 1861 - April 1862. Each is handwritten on a 17.5" x 11" ledger sheet and shows, by date, the numbers present and absent by rank and other details. The head of this Confederate battalion was Major Theodore Oswald and this company was led by Captain S. Alexander who has signed numerous times as officer in charge. The 4th was mustered in during November 1861, organized on December 3rd, and mustered out April 30th. These therefore represent the entire company record for its short existence. Most of the men later served in various other Texas organizations.

    Condition: Toned and soiled, edge roughness, lower right corners weak or torn, else good.


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    March, 2016
    12th Saturday
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