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Aide Appointment to Major General John F. Miller, Oregon Militia Commander, Modoc Indian War

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I picked this up on ebay years ago, if I recall correctly, for $16? as the only bidder Originally purchased because the seller claimed Hendricks Park in Eugene was named after Major Hendricks (have never been able to verify that), but I did discover that Maj. Gen. John F. Miller was the commander of the Oregon militia in 1871 and led Oregon forces in the Modoc Indian War.


Appointment of Major Hendricks as Aide to Maj. Gen Miller, 4 Mar 1871, signed by Oregon Gov. La Fayette Grover



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Very cool local document, thank you for sharing.



Looking for: Washington and Oregon Coast Artillery items

Any items related to the Harbor Defenses of the Columbia River and the Harbor Defenses of Puget Sound, 1860s-WWII. This includes items from Fort Stevens, OR; Ft Canby, WA; Ft Columbia, WA; Ft Worden, WA; Ft Casey, WA; Ft Flagler, WA; Ft Ward, WA; Ft Whitman, WA; Camp Hayden, WA; and the following units that served at these forts:
Columbia River: 33rd, 34th, 93rd, and 160th Companies, CAC; and 18th and 249th Coast Artillery regiments
Puget Sound: 26th, 30th, 62nd, 63rd, 71st, 85th, 92nd, 94th, 106th, 108th, 126th, 149th, and 150th Companies, CAC; and 14th and 248th Coast Artillery regiments

Coast Defense Study Group member & site representative for the Columbia River forts

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