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military commissions

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Warrants conferring authority to raise and command a body of troops; certificates conferring military or naval rank and authority on officers of certain rank.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Captain Lewis Leavens papers

 Collection — Folder 2. Captain Lewis Leavens papers, 1854-1870.
Identifier: 2021-14
Content Description Accession includes commissioning documents from the New York state militia and the Rhode Island Volunteers 7th Regiment.1. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) presumed to be Captain Lewis Leavens. 2. Photograph (carte-de-visite or CDV) of J M Dyckman coat of arms (ZYT Bestendig "Be Constant") . 3. Lewis Leavens 2nd Lt. of Riflemen in the 18th Regiment 7th Brigade and 2nd Div. commission for New York State Militia, Nov. 23, 1854. 4. Lewis Leavens 1st Lt. in the 18th Regiment 7th...
Dates: 1854-1870

Civil Commissions register

 Series — Volume Civil Commissions register, 1831-1848
Identifier: C#00239
Abstract Registry of civil commissions. Record of commissions officers elected by militia companies.
Dates: May 1, 1831-February 29, 1848

Military Proclamation for George E. Taylor

 Item — Folder Proclamation for George E. Taylor,5/4/1869, 2020-13
Identifier: 2020-13