Zesch's Militia Battery Kansas Light Artillery
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Service[edit | edit source]
Commanders[edit | edit source]
At the time of the Battle of Westport, his 3-year enlistment was already up and he had been mustered out. There may have been some emergency arrangement for him to command this battery of two pieces. Fort Leavenworth, Kansas was his hometown and it was would be easy to understand that he would want to protect his home and family when the enemy was in force as close as Westport.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.
- This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.
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