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The commanders of the WASHINGTON GUARDS, GOVERNOR'S GREYS, and Jackson Guards were to form a company of 78 men and be prepared to march. As members of this first regiment, they would met at Davenport by May 20th to be called into service. The men of the Governor's Greys and Jackson Guards left for Davenport on April 23.
Oldt, Franklin T. The History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Goodspeed Historical Association, p. 253, 260, 262