List of SALT CREEK MALITIA, organized during the summer of 1868, composed wholly of settlers of Republic County, and numbering about fifty men, with W. P. Peake as first lieutenant, to rank from August 24th, and captain from September 8th, and W. H. H. Reiley as first lieutenant from the latter date. The purpose of the Salt Creek Malitia was defense from hostile Indians.

The information is a list of names found in A HISTORY OF REPUBLIC COUNTY, KANSAS, FIRST SETTLEMENT DOWN TO JUNE 1st, 1883, I. O. Savage, Topeka, Kansas, Daily Capital Printing House, Printers, 1883, pg. 25. This book is found in the KANSA Room at the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library. The Kansas Collection Librarian is Georgia Slaughter at gslaug@kckpl.

This text list prepared by Patricia Adams, Co-host of Republic County.

Beebe, Charles W.
Beers, Horace
Bonham, William
Campbell, Charles A.
Campbell, William T.
Cooly, Adams E.
Cooly, Hudson
Cory, David
Cory, J. W.
Daughertee, Milton A.
Eckert, Thomas J.
Elder, Samuel
Frint, John H.
Hardaker, William
Hedgecoke, Thomas
Isaacs, John G.
Jackson, Hiram
Johnson, Hilbert
Kunkel, Noah
McChesney, George
McFarlane, John
McIntire, John
Meyers, Conrad
Meyers, Daniel
Meyers, Joseph
Morland, Daniel
Newlon, William W.
Oliver, Lanty
Oliver, William
Powell, Edmund
Reily, John C.
Reily, T. C.
Rowe, Z. P.
Sayler, B. F.
Shafer, George
Shafer, Jacob
Shafer, William
Smock, J. H
Spielman, West Union
Swan, John W.
Swan, Robert
Trowbridge, George J.
Van Natta, J. E.
Vining, Henry
Way, Philo P.
Wilcox, George W.
Willoughby, Augustus
Willoughby, George S.
Willoughby, W. H.
Young, Michael

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