Title: Civil War - Executive Department - Military Communications / Correspondence Received (1860 - 1866)
Extent: 3.6 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents: Official communications received from national, state & local agencies & offices, military units or individuals concerning Rhode Island forces & personnel engaged during the Civil War. Includes correspondence, notifications or directives of the president, War Department, United States Department of State, telegrams, orders received copies of correspondence & orders issued, requests / recommendations concerning commissions, appointments & promotions, letters of resignation, statements concerning transfers & discharges, inquiries relating to sick & wounded soldiers, etc.