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    Geronimo Field Orders "Fort Bowie", Arizona Territory 1886. Established during the Civil War on a former Overland Mail Route, Fort Bowie (1862-1894) played a key role in the pursuit of Geronimo and his band of renegade Apaches.

    Printed field orders from the headquarters department of Arizona in the field, Fort Bowie, A. T. April 8, 1886. Field orders No. 25. (5). Major F. M. Coxe, paymaster, will at once proceed to Fort Bowie, A. T. and pay the 2nd Battalion of Indian Scouts to include the muster of February 28, 1886. The Quartermaster's department will send by express to Bowie Station, A. T. such public funds as will be necessary to make payment. Signed by assistant adjutant general. Measures approximately 8" x 5".

    Condition:
    Fine, some slight discoloration of paper.


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