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Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870

Records: 342,503 · Complete: 81%

Letters from officers and enlisted men of the Army, the Secretary of War, the president, members of Congress, governors, and others. They are the largest series of letters received by the AG. They relate to appointment, recruitment, transfer, pay, promotion, leave, discharge, and other personnel actions affecting officers and enlisted men of the Army; orders of the War Department; military expeditions and campaigns; military installations and organizations; and Indian affairs.

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Publication Title
Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1861-1870
Total Records
Records: 342,503 · Complete: 81%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M619
Record Group:
94
Published on Fold3
September 11, 2012
Last Updated
November 7, 2012
Description
NARA M619. Letters received by the Adjutant General's Office, 1860-70, during and after the Civil War period.