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Henry Lawrence Walcott recruited from the two story wooden building adjacent to the first Central Police Station on Canal Street in the City of Providence. Book gifted to Colonel Horatio Rogers Jr., April 8, 1886 who served along with Captain Richard G. Shaw in that capacity. Most of recruits enrolled served with Company G, Third Regiment of Heavy Artillery. Book turned over to the Adjutant General’s Office April 21, 1886. Author: Kenneth S. Carlson
04/21/1886. We do not anticipate any accruals at this time.
Restrictions: No special restrictions unless otherwise specified
Rights: Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns
Acquisition Note: Source: Horatio Rogers Jr.. Gift
Related Publications: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Rhode Island For the Year 1865, Providence Press, 1866, 829 pp.; Corrected, revised & republished 1893 in accordance with chapters 705 of the public laws of 1888 & chapter 767 of the public laws of 1889, E. L. Freeman & Son, Providence, Volume I, Infantry Regiments, 867 pp.; Volume II, Cavalry & artillery Regiments, US Army & Navy, 1434 pp.
Preferred Citation: [Title], [ID number], Rhode Island State Archives
Scope and Contents: Record of 157 men recruited by Henry Lawrence Walcott for three years service, July 25 - Sept. 9, 1861 (majority enrolled in Company G, Third Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers). Includes recruit signature, age & residence.