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Descriptive Roll of Army Recruits

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0891-sc

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten list of army recruits in 1814 and 1815. Includes name of recruit, size, age, town, county, state, eyes, hair, complexion, occupation, by whom enlisted, when, for what time, and remarks. Following the list of recruits is a list of letters written by L. Lombard in 1861 to 1862. Included also is a letter and carbon copy from the Adjutant General of the State of New Hampshire to Ralph E. Chandler in Concord, New Hampshire, dated October 1, 1958 thanking him for the use of the roll of recruits to make a photostatic copy for his archives.

Dates

  • 1814-1958
  • Majority of material found within ( 1814-1862)

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

1 folder (3 Items)

Overview

Handwritten list of army recruits in 1814 and 1815. Includes name of recruit, size, age, town, county, state, eyes, hair, complexion, occupation, by whom enlisted, when, for what time, and remarks. Following the list of recruits is a list of letters written by L. Lombard in 1861 to 1862. Included also is a letter and carbon copy from the Adjutant General of the State of New Hampshire to Ralph E. Chandler in Concord, New Hampshire, dated October 1, 1958 thanking him for the use of the roll of recruits to make a photostatic copy for his archives.
Title
Guide to the Descriptive Roll of Army Recruits
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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207-581-1686