Massachusetts Archives


Adjutant General’s Office: Letters concerning transfers to the U.S. Navy

Part of: Massachusetts Adjutant General's Office

Letters concerning transfers to the U.S. Navy, 1864-1890 (Bulk: 1866-1870).

1 volume
Call no.: PS1/461X

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 and after the Civil War these activities were intensified, particularly as they related to fulfillment of municipal recruitment quotas and determinations of entitlement to state aid, bounties, and other benefits.  This series consists of original correspondence from a variety of sources, including Gardiner Tufts, one of the Massachusetts military agents, relating to military personnel from Massachusetts who had transferred from the Army to the Navy.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Notes: Spine title: Transfers from Army to Navy
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