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Civil War Military records

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C#00472-C#01171

Scope and Contents

Records of Rhode Island forces organized & engaged in the service of the Union against Confederate forces, 1861 – 1865. Includes national, executive, & military correspondence & orders, commissions, appointments & resignations, enlistment, muster & descriptive rolls, bounty & pay receipts, morning and post guard reports, monthly returns, recruits forwarded, ordnance & equipment issued, special requisitions, clothing books, field reports of casualties & alterations, desertions, court martial proceedings, compiled & consolidated service cards & records of the Provost Marshall, Quartermaster & Paymaster Generals, etc.
Scope and Contents Records of Rhode Island forces organized & engaged in the service of the Union against Confederate forces, 1861 – 1865. Includes national, executive, & military correspondence & orders, commissions, appointments & resignations, enlistment, muster & descriptive rolls, bounty & pay receipts, morning and post guard reports, monthly returns, recruits forwarded, ordnance & equipment issued, special requisitions, clothing books, field reports of casualties & alterations, desertions, court martial proceedings, compiled & consolidated service cards & records of the Provost Marshall, Quartermaster & Paymaster Generals, etc.

Dates

  • 1856-1894
  • Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restrictions 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.

Extent

99.02 Cubic Feet