Massachusetts Archives


Adjutant General’s Office: List of United States premiums for recruits

Part of: Massachusetts Adjutant General's Office

List of United States premiums for recruits, 1864.

1 file folder
Call no.: PS1/480X

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 consists of a listing of municipalities, arranged alphabetically, wherein is designated the total amount of premium payable to each town for recruiting expenses (St 1863, c 38).
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by municipality
Notes: Cover title: United States premiums for recruits
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