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Civil War: Adjutant General Military Services/Officer Commission applications, 1861-1863

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1636-1380
Adjutant General Military Services/Officer Commission, Applications Made, 1861-1863
Adjutant General Military Services/Officer Commission, Applications Made, 1861-1863

Scope and Contents

(1) Volume labeled Nurses. R.I.D.M. contains names & addresses of forty – three (43) women offering services with the First Regiment Rhode Island Detached Militia as nurses, cooks, etc, 1861

(2) Volume labeled Applications, Adj. Gens. Office dedicated to individuals offering to provide services to the military & to assist with three month, Ninth Regiment & three years Seventh Regiment, May, 1862. Second half of volume used a memorandum of daily office activity, July 23 – Sept. 14, 1868, including mailings, correspondence issued / received, etc.

(3) Volume labeled Application for Commissions, in Rhode Island Regiments June 1862 – May 1863 giving date & manner of request, by whom recommended, rank & unit desired & notation upon appointment approval.


  • Creation: 1861-1863

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

No special restriction unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.


1.2 Cubic Feet (1 record carton/3 volumes) ; Volumes 6 ½” x 7 ¾” x ¼” & 8” x 13” x ½”


Record books (3) containing names of individuals requesting commission appointments with Rhode Island regiments, offering to raise companies or to provide services to the military as officers, recruiters, drill instructors, messengers, chaplains, physicians, nurses, hospital stewards, etc.




No accruals are anticipated at this time.

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

33 Broad Street
Providence RI 02903 USA