Rhode Island--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Record of state aid rendered to disabled & destitute Civil War soldiers & families.
The First Rhode Island Cavalry Veteran Association papers consist of a receipt book, the Constitution of the organization, a listing of the names of members, the minutes of the executive committee, and the treasurer's reports.
Function: To record information on a Senate Committee pertaining to the enlistment of George E. Smith. Contents: Testimony before a committee of the state sentate investigating the enlistment of George E. Smith into the United States army. Smith was a minor enlisted from a reform school to serve during the Civil War. Included: name of person testifying, name of interrogator, date of testimony, transcript of the conversation between the two parties.
Consists of one framed dociment (19" x 23 1/4") dated February 19, 1874 of the 43rd Congress of the United States transferring the ownership of the Gettsyburg Gun to the State of Rhode Island.