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Grand Army of the Republic, Department of California and Nevada records, circa 1879-1940.
BANC MSS C-A 175 carton 1; BANC MSS C-A 175 v.13; BANC MSS C-A 175 v.14; BANC MSS C-A 175 v.19; ...
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Title:

Grand Army of the Republic, Department of California and Nevada records, circa 1879-1940

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, Dept. of California and Nevada., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, Napa Post No. 192 (Napa, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, Colonel Elmer Ellsworth Post No. 20 (Santa Rosa, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, General George H. Thomas Post No. 2 (San Francisco, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, General John Sedgwick Post No. 17 (Santa Ana, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Grand Army of the Republic, General O.M. Mitchel Post No. 69 (Reno, Nev.)

Abstract:

25 volumes of minutes, service books, receipt books, descriptive books, and ledgers of the following posts of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of California and Nevada: Napa Post No. 192, Ellsworth Post No. 20, George H. Thomas Post No. 2, Sedgwick Post No. 17, and Mitchel Post No. 69. Of particular note are the following: the descriptive books for the George H. Thomas Post, the Ellsworth Post and the Mitchel Post, which include member name, date, age, birthplace, residence, occupation, service dates and details, and date of muster into the GAR. The minutes for the George H. Thomas Post in volume 19 date from April 17, 1906, the day before the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, and include discussion of the Post's response to the quake and of the destruction of the Post's offices and records. Also of note are the speeches and memorials for General George H. Thomas (1927) in the records of the George H. Thomas Post.

Date:

1879 (issued)

Contents:

v. 1-4. Records of the Napa Post No. 192 (Napa, California). 1897-1931 -- v. 5-12. Records of the Ellsworth Post No. 20 (Santa Rosa, California), 1896-1937 -- v. 13-18. Records of the George H. Thomas Post No. 2 (San Francisco, California), 1879-1937 -- v. 19-20. Records of the Sedgwick Post No. 17 (Santa Ana, California), 1913-1928 -- v. 21-25. Records of the Mitchel Post No. 69 (Reno, Nevada), 1884-1932.

Subject:

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Grand Army of the Republic. -- Dept. of California and Nevada -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic. -- Napa Post No. 192 (Napa, Calif.) -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic. -- Colonel Elmer Ellsworth Post No. 20 (Santa Rosa, Calif.) -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic. -- General George H. Thomas Post No. 2 (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic. -- General John Sedgwick Post No. 17 (Santa Ana, Calif.) -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic. -- General O.M. Mitchel Post No. 69 (Reno, Nev.) -- Archives
Grand Army of the Republic.
Veterans -- California -- Societies, etc
Veterans -- Nevada -- Societies, etc
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Grand Army of the Republic, Department of California and Nevada records, BANC MSS C-A 175, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army who served in the American Civil War. The GAR was organized into "Departments" at the state level and "Posts" at the community level. There were posts in every state in the U.S., and several posts overseas.
In English.

Type:

Minutes.
Account books.

Physical Description:

print
1 carton, 3 volumes (2.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-A 175 carton 1
BANC MSS C-A 175 v.13
BANC MSS C-A 175 v.14
BANC MSS C-A 175 v.19
BANC MSS C-A 175

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.