General Orders of Confederate War Dept record example

    General Orders of Confederate War Dept

    Records: 17,018 · Complete: 100%

    This office was the custodian of records concerning officer and enlisted personnel of the Army. The records include orders for the assignment and transfer of officers, reports of deaths with inventories of personal effects, applications for leave, certificates of disability signed by surgeons, resignations of officers, copies of orders issued by Army commands, muster rolls and payrolls, returns of prisoners, and inspection reports.

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    "General Orders and Circulars of the Confederate War Department, 1861-1865" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/852/general-orders-of-confederate-war-dept: accessed May 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    General Orders of Confederate War Dept
    Total Records
    17,018 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M901
    Record Group
    109
    Published on Fold3
    04 Apr 2013
    Last Updated
    05 Apr 2013
    Description
    NARA M901. Four volumes of general orders and numbered circulars issued by the Confederate War Department, with name and subject index.