Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880 record example

    Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880

    Records: 520,496 · Complete: 99%

    During the 1870's the Adjutant General's Department was the department of records, orders, and correspondence of the Army and the militia. Its major duties included recording, authenticating, and communicating to troops and individuals in the military service all orders, instructions, and regulations Issued by the Secretary of War; preparing and distributing commissions and military decorations; managing the recruiting service; and consolidating the general returns of the Army. (NARA M666)

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    "Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General, Main Series, 1871-1880" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/814/letters-received-by-the-adjutant-general-1871-1880: accessed June 28, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880
    Total Records
    520,496 · Complete: 99%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M666
    Record Group
    94
    Published on Fold3
    17 Aug 2012
    Last Updated
    24 Sep 2012
    Description
    NARA M666. Unbound letters, with their enclosures, received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880.