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Quartermaster records, General Orders #4, General Orders #62, 1864-1866

 File — Box: MSS OS box 4.328.1, Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection: This collection consists of several records maintained by the quartermaster of the regiment, including a requisition for forage, lists of clothing, camp, and garrison equipment received by officers, and inventory and inspection reports on clothing and equipment that was "worn out in public service" and discarded. The collection contains a published copy of General Orders #4 from Headquarters, United States Colored Troops, that describes the correct way to administer an oath at courts martial. Also included is a published copy of General Orders #62 from the Adjutant General's Office of the War Department that codifies regulations pertaining to pensions and bounties received by African American soldiers.

Dates

  • 1864-1866

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 1 folder(s)

Language

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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