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U. S. Army Department of the Northwest records
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Description
The major portion of this collection consists of an assortment of U.S. Army Civil War documents, 1861 to 1865, related to the work of Paymaster John Oscar Culver; included are muster and pay rolls, correspondence, applications, certificates, vouchers, and receipts.
Background
John Oscar Culver (approximately 1830-) of Sandy Hill, New York, served during the Civil War as a major in the office of the paymaster for the Department of the Northwest.
Extent
6.0 Linear Feet (4 cartons, 4 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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