Isaac Shelby Battle Order, 20 October 1813

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Title

Isaac Shelby Battle Order, 20 October 1813

Description

Military order written by Isaac Shelby from the camp at the mouth of portage upon Lake Erie. He states that the troops are to start heading to Franklinton, Ohio, the following morning to be mustered out of service. He gives orders to call roll, once there, in order to determine deserters and to have weapons removed from the soldiers. He also commends the officers and soldiers who served and reminds them to remain disciplined as they march back to be mustered out.

Source

Mss. A H521 f6

Date

Relation

bmf0027

Type

Identifier

Mss. A H521 f6

Citation

Shelby, Isaac , “Isaac Shelby Battle Order, 20 October 1813,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed June 21, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5333.