Massachusetts Archives


Adjutant General’s Office: Index to transfers from Army to Navy entitled to a bounty

Part of: Massachusetts Adjutant General's Office

Index to transfers from Army to Navy entitled to a bounty, 1864-1865.

1 volume
Call no.: PS1/460X

Scope and Content: The adjutant general of the Commonwealth, as executive administrator of the state’s Military Establishment, has been responsible for maintaining and reporting data concerning militia strength.  During the Civil War these activities were intensified, particularly as they related to fulfillment of municipal recruitment quotas and determinations of entitlement to state aid and bounties.  This series indexes military personnel from Massachusetts transferred from the Army to the Navy.  The documentation was created to validate entitlement to a twenty-dollar per month bounty for each enlistee.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by surname
Notes: Cover title: Soldiers transferred to Navy and entitled to
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