Muster roll of Capt. John Brown's company in the Fifth Regiment of the First Brigade of Kansas Volunteers, commanded by Col. George W. Smith, called into the service of the people of Kansas to defend the city of Lawrence, in the Territory of Kansas from threatened demolition by foreign invaders, enrolled at Osawatomie, K. T., called into service from the 27th day of November, A. D. 1855, when mustered, to the 12th day of December when discharged. Service sixteen days.
Names and Rank
John Brown, Sen., Captain 55 Wm. W. Updegraff, 1st Lieutenant 34 Henry H. Williams, 2nd Lieutenant 27 James J. Holbrook, 3d Lieutenant 23 Ephraim Reynolds, 1st Sergeant 25 R. N. Wood, 2nd Sergeant 20 Frederick Brown, 3d Sergeant 25 John Yetton, 4th Sergeant 26 Henry Alderman, 1st Corporal 55 H. Harrison Updegraff, 2d Corporal 23 Daniel W. Collis, 3d Corporal 27 William Partridge,* 4th Corporal 32 Amos D. Alderman 20 Owen Brown 31 Salmon Brown 19 John Brown, Jr. 34 Francis Brennen 29 William W. Caine 19 Benjamin L. Cochran 34 Jeremiah Harrison 22
Muster roll of Capt. John Brown's company, Kansas Volunteers:
I certify on honor, that this Muster Roll exhibits the true state of Capt. John Brown's Company of the Fifth Regiment of Kansas Volunteers for the period herein mentioned; that each man answers to his own proper name in person; that the remarks set opposite each man's name, officer and soldier, are accurate and just. GEORGE W. SMITH, Colonel commanding the Fifth Regiment Kansas Volunteers. DECEMBER 12, A. D. 1855, Lawrence, K. T.