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    Harney's "Sioux Expedition" Special Orders No. 2, ca. 1855. Two pages, 5" x 7". US Army headquarters special order, dated March 28, 1855 assigns General W. S. Harney to command of "Operations against the hostile Sioux", naming western forts & units of his command. With headquarters posts 'to be built" on upper Missouri river. Ink signed by Irwin McDowell, Union commander at Bull Run.

    Condition: Fine, light color discoloration along edges.


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