Navy Courts Martial Records, 1799-1867

Records: 423,233 · Complete: 100%

The files are arranged by case number (chronologically). The first two rolls of the series are alphabetical indexes to cases June 1799-March 1861 and April 1861-1867, respectively. Information may include name of sailor charged; his rating, ship or station; the alleged offense; place and date of trial; and the sentence.

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Navy Courts Martial Records, 1799-1867
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Records: 423,233 · Complete: 100%
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April 18, 2017
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April 24, 2017
NARA M273. Records of General Courts Martial and Courts of Inquiry of the Navy Department, 1799-1867.