Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1871-1880

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