Civil War Subversion Investigations record example

    Civil War Subversion Investigations

    Records: 62,819 · Complete: 100%

    Case files were acquired during the war by Associate Judge Advocate Major Levi C. Turner and, after early 1862, by the War Department under Lafayette C. Baker. The Turner files mostly relate to the arrest, parole, and release of suspects, while the Baker files include reports submitted by private individuals and government officials relating to suspicious persons and alleged subversive activity. A case file may contain one to several hundred documents.

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    "Case Files of Investigations by Levi C Turner and Lafayette C Baker, 1861-1866" database with images Fold3 ( accessed October 3, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Civil War Subversion Investigations
    Total Records
    62,819 · Complete: 100%
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    Published on Fold3
    13 Apr 2010
    Last Updated
    21 May 2010
    NARA M797. Case files of the "Turner-Baker papers," relating to investigations of subversive activities in the Civil War.