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I had a few quick thoughts about your inquiry:
1. I noticed that the "Wanted" poster you included (great image, by the way!) lists the Adjutant General of the Army as the point of contact for anyone with information about George Clark. You might consider searching in RG 94, the National Archives' Records of the Adjutant General's Office (AGO), 1780s-1917 Records of the AGO, 1780s-1917 | National Archives, and in RG 407, the National Archives' Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917- Records of the Adjutant General's office, 1917- [AGO] | National Archives for further information.
2. For information about the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, you might consider searching Record Group 129, the National Archives' Records of the Bureau of Prisons, 1870-1981 Records of the Bureau of Prisons | National Archives. A quick catalog search turned up the series "Inmate Case Files, 7/3/1895 - 11/5/1957" https://catalog.archives.gov/id/571125. I would recommend contacting the reference staff at the National Archives at Kansas City (RM-KC) for information about and assistance with these records. Their contact information is:
400 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
3. Regarding Fort Leavenworth and the military prison there, Record Group 393 Records of United States Army Continental Commands, 1821-1920 Records of United States Army Continental Commands, 1821-1920 | National Archives may contain some helpful information. Here's the catalog link with related series and contact information: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/691
Best of luck with your search!
Thanks Rachel for replying.
The image actually came from his prison file at Leavenworth Penitentiary, from the National Archives at Kansas City.
(Referencing your item #2) I've had several conversations with Gregory M. Schmidt, the Archives Technician at Kansas City. I've already looked through these records and in fact paid a 'hefty sum' to get his prisoner file, which consisted of 38 pages. (In addition to several other prisoner case files).
Good suggestions and links to the AGO as well as the Record Group 393 Records of United States Army Continental Commands. I will follow both of those threads to see if I can uncover more details.
I'm wondering if there might be 'court martial' records -- within some Record Group?? I can only imagine that there is a way to identify the paper trail (i.e. case # or something similar) on individual cases, much like the circuit court records that I've spent a great deal of time with over the last several months.
What's kind of interesting is the 'trail' that I uncovered concerning how it was discovered that he enlisted under a fake name. Plus, in the letter that he sent to the Warden at Leavenworth Penitentiary he signs the letter with his 'fake name' and not his real name.
All of this research is being done for an article I'm writing for Prologue. It's a piece about a prisoner transfer that occurred in September of 1912, via train, from McNeil Island in Washington to Leavenworth in Kansas. This man is just one of the fourteen prisoners I've been researching.
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Luci-- Army General Court Martial Case Files (1894-1917) [NAID 5916762] are in the custody of the Textual Reference Archives I Branch. Please contact them via email at email@example.com for access to these records. Becky