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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 21st - MS 562

Series Description: 21st OVI

PROCEEDINGS

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANIES BY CAPTAINS
December 31, 1864-February 28, 1865 (scattered); 20 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes name of individual (both present and absent), with muster and pay information, and service remarks including illnesses, promotions, status, desertions, and arrests

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-IN ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL OFFICERS
March 18, 1863-April 19, 1864 (scattered); 11 pieces
Arranged by Company, then chronologically
Lists name, rank, and age of officer, company of the regiment assigned, period of service, muster information, and remarks.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER ROLL OF A RECRUITING DETACHMENT
October 31, 1863; 1 piece
Includes name, rank, and company of the lieutenant, individuals in company in alphabetical order with rank, age, and service information on each, and remarks

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-IN ROLLS OF INDIVIDUAL LIEUTENANTS-VETERANS
March 26, 1865-May 25, 1865 (scattered); 5 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes the commander's name and company, period of service, muster information, and details on the officer being replaced

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-IN ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL CAPTAINS
May 25, 1865; 1 piece
Includes muster information and data on previous assignment, individual's name, age, date of enlistment, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-IN ROLLS OF FIELD AND STAFF
August 12, 1861-June 30, 1865 (scattered); 31 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes names of individuals, their rank, age, date and place they joined for duty, muster information, period of service, and remarks

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--ROSTERS OF SERGEANTS/RETURN OF CASUALTIES FOR THE MONTH ENDING 3/31/65
January 31, 1864-April 4, 1865 (scattered); 7 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Gives names of men, muster information, and company. Verso of April report is entitled Casualties Occurring in the 21st Regiment Ohio Voluntary Infantry, giving individual names (all lieutenants), date and details of casualty.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--LIST OF RECRUITS
January 9, November 21, 1863; February 6, 27, March 5, 1864; n.d.; 6 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Names of individuals paid by Captain Elmer Otis, by names and company

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--REGISTER OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS ACTUALLY IN THE SERVICE OF THE 21st
January 1, 1865; 2 pieces
Names of individuals, arranged by rank, including muster information, place of birth, remarks on service, and details on casualties

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--LIST OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (REPORT TO J. F. MILLER)
September 10, 1862; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, company, residence before enlistment, and remarks on service.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-IN ROLL OF THE DRAFTED MILITIA ASSIGNED TO 21ST REGIMENT
November 13, 1862; 1 piece
Includes the name of individuals (both present and absent), with their rank, age, and muster information.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER ROLL AND DESCRIPTIVE ROLL OF A DETACHMENT OF RECRUITS
November 14, 1862-April 26, 1864 (scattered); 17 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes name of individuals, rank, place of birth, physical description, and muster information.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER ROLL OF A DETACHMENT OF VOLUNTEERS--PAROLED PRISONERS OF WAR
December 14, 1864; 1 piece
Includes individual's name, rank, place and circumstances of capture and exchange, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--LIST OF VOLUNTEERS WHO AT TIME OF ENLISTMENT WERE RESIDENTS OF BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, WILLIAMS COUNTY, OHIO
May 19, 1862; 1 piece
Lists the name of individual, regiment and company, gender and ages of family members, and remarks. Includes Ohio 3rd, 38th, 68th; Michigan 6th; and Illinois 42nd regiments.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--ROLL OF OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN UNFIT FOR ACTIVE FIELD SERVICE
January 14, 1864; 2 pieces
Includes name of individuals, rank, company, physical description, place of birth, occupation before enlistment, muster information, details on disability, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--CHANGES IN COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
December 1, 1864; January 3, 1865; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes name of individual by rank, muster information, remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER AND DESCRIPTIVE ROLL OF A DETACHMENT OF VOLUNTEERS
March 11, 1864; 2 pieces
Includes name of individuals, place of birth, prewar occupation, physical description, and muster information

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTIVE LIST AND ACCOUNT OF PAY AND CLOTHING: RECRUITS
November 30, 1863
Includes name of individuals, place of birth, physical description, account of clothing drawn, and muster information

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--RETURN OF MEN WHO JOINED CO. G
April 14, 1864; 1 piece
Includes name of individual, place of birth, prewar occupation, physical description, and muster information

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE 21ST REGIMENT OF OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, 14TH ARMY CORPS
June 30, 1863; January 1865; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes field and staff officers by name, rank, regiment, with remarks on service; company officers by rank, name, company, with muster information and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF COMPANIES BY CAPTAINS
January 5, September 19, 1864; July 8, 1865; n.d.; 9 pieces
Arranged by Company, then chronologically
Gives name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, and where to send warrant for bounty

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
[1865]
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, and where to send warrant for bounty

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT OF INDIVIDUAL COMPANY OFFICERS
June 1863-April 1864 (scattered); 13 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT INDIVIDUAL FIELD OFFICERS
July 13, 1864; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL LIEUTENANTS
December 27, 1864; June 22, 1865; 2 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL LIEUTENANTS-VETERANS
April 5, June 22, 24, 1865; 3 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL SERGEANT MAJORS
February 29, 1864; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, and bounty paid and due

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF COMMISSIONED STAFF
June 12, 1863; September 20, 1864; June 5, 1865; 3 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, and bounty paid and due

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLLS OF INDIVIDUAL PRIVATES
May 1863-July 3, 1865 (scattered); 8 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF NON-COMMISSIONED FIELD AND STAFF (HOSPITAL STEWARDS)
September 22, 1864; June 5, 1865; 2 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF REGIMENTAL BAND
September 20, 1862; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF FIELD AND STAFF, NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF AND BANDS
January 5, 1864; July 25, 1865; 3 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF PRINCIPAL MUSICIANS
March 19, 1863; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, and clothing issues

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF ENLISTED MEN BY COMPANIES
January 5, 1864; 10 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF A HOSPITAL DETACHMENT
May 17, July 3, 1865; 2 pieces
Includes name of individuals, age, rank, muster information, and clothing issues

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF A DETACHMENT OF EIGHT MEN
June 8, 1865; 1 piece
Includes name of individuals, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service.

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--MUSTER-OUT ROLL OF INDIVIDUAL ON DETACHED DUTY, COMPANY G-VETERANS
August 15, 1865; 1 piece
Includes name of individual, age, rank, muster information, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and remarks on service

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--COMMISSION PAPERS
July 12, 1865; 1 piece
Commission certificate as First Lieutenant in the 21st O.V.I. of Oscar A. Clark

MEMBERSHIP RECORDS--APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF DISCHARGE
September 5, 1879; 3 pieces
Application form for re-issue of lost discharge certificate of Joseph Power, Company B, 21st O.V.I.

CORRESPONDENCE

CORRESPONDENCE--OFFICIAL 21ST O.V.I.
1861-1867; 318 pieces
Arranged alphabetically by topic, then chronologically
Includes appointments, Chickamauga battle reports (by Company), movement orders, personnel lists (including lists of men who died while prisoners of war), charges against individuals, correspondence regarding stores/equipment, leaves, payments, and paperwork/procedures, and a file on personnel involved with the O.M. Mitchell Detachment (Andrew's Raiders).

CORRESPONDENCE--OFFICIAL 21ST O.V.I. (ARNOLD MCMAHAN)
1863-1866; 17 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Primarily personal correspondence to McMahan, dealing with service activities. Includes the letter from General Brannan stating, "the surrender of your command was accomplished so quietly as to escape the notice of all..."; a letter from General Negley referring to Chickamauga and the Court of Inquiry involving Brannan and Wood; a series of letters from Martha Church, of Maumee, Ohio, inquiring about a soldier in the regiment; and the response to an inquiry about joining the Mexican Army after the war. Other postwar letters from Brannan, Negley, and Boynton located with McMahan personal correspondence

CORRESPONDENCE--OFFICIAL 21ST O.V.I. (GEORGE SCHEETS)
1863-1865; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
General correspondence, including a letter from the widow of a soldier named Lewis, regarding claim for back pay

ADMINISTRATIVE

GENERAL ORDERS
June 25, 1862-July 20, 1865; 174 pieces; 1 bound volume
Arranged chronologically
Includes orders regarding assignments, musters, the distribution of supplies, military justice, and general administrative orders. Handwritten orders affecting the 21st regiment particularly. Includes series of orders of the 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland and the 21st Regiment. Printed series of General Orders (specifically the Army of the Cumberland and War Department series) located with other printed material in the collection

SPECIAL ORDERS
November 20, 1861-July 26, 1865; 210 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes various types of orders regarding assignments, musters, distribution of supplies, military justice, conferring compliments on performance of duty, demand for report to higher command, and revocation of prior orders. Handwritten orders affecting the 21st regiment particularly. Printed series of Special Orders located with other printed material in the collection

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS
November 29, 1862- May 30, 1865; 79 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Includes various types of orders regarding assignments, musters in and out, military justice, distribution of supplies, revokement of previous Special Field Orders, battle field procedures concerning the wounded, stragglers, and skulkers, and news of battles. Handwritten orders affecting the 21st regiment particularly. Printed series of Special Field Orders located with other printed material in the collection

CIRCULARS
March 12, 1863 - July 17, 1865; 89 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Requests and procedures for reports concerning personnel, orders, musters, distribution of supplies, and military justice. Handwritten circulars affecting the 21st regiment particularly. Printed series of Circulars located with other printed material in the collection

MEMORANDUM
April 22, 1864 and September n.d. [1864]; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Each memorandum corrects the numbering of a mislabeled General Order issued at a previous date

REPORTS

CONSOLIDATED MORNING REPORTS
September 28, 1862-February 16, 1863; March 1863-May 2, 1864; 2 bound volumes
Arranged chronologically
Records date, station, name of commanding officer, duty officers, and total commissioned and enlisted men; those sick, in arrest, absent by or without authority, with totals for absent and present and a column for aggregate, aggregate last report, and alterations (gained and lost). A column for remarks is also included

CONSOLIDATED MORNING REPORTS
July 31, 1863-July 20, 1865; 71 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records date, station, name of commanding officer, duty officers, and total commissioned and enlisted men; those sick, in arrest, absent by or without authority, with totals for absent and present and a column for aggregate, aggregate last report, and alterations (gained and lost). These morning reports also include the number of horses (serviceable and unserviceable), guns (number and caliber), and a column for remarks

REGIMENTAL INSPECTION REPORTS
August 1, 1863-April 28, 1864 (scattered); 1 bound volume
Weekly report giving regimental numbers, names of company commanders, evaluations of best and worst companies in categories of discipline, cleanliness, order, etc. Also statement of regimental fund accounts

MONTHLY RETURNS OF COMPANY
1863-1864; 19 pieces
Arranged chronologically and by company
Provides information on officers and enlisted men present for duty or those absent on detached service, by leave, without leave, missing in action, prisoners of war, under arrest, or from illness. An aggregate is compiled for all men present and absent, listed by rank. Also, an aggregate from last monthly report is given

MONTHLY REGIMENTAL RETURNS
1862-1865; 38 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Report lists stations and captains of companies, provides information on officers and enlisted men present for duty or those absent on detached service, by leave, without leave, missing in action, prisoners of war, under arrest, or from illness. An aggregate is compiled for all men present and absent, listed by rank. Also, an aggregate from last monthly report is given

ANNUAL RETURN OF ALTERATIONS AND CASUALTIES
1863; 1 piece
Report covering campaign year including the Tennessee Campaign (Stones River and Murfreesboro) and Chickamauga. Records the name of post or station and gives aggregate number of the deaths, desertions, or apprehensions, the name of the individual involved, and remarks on the circumstances. A total aggregate is given

QUARTERLY RETURN OF ALTERATIONS AND CASUALTIES
1864-1865; 6 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records the name of post or station and gives aggregate number of the deaths, desertions, or apprehensions, the name of the individual involved, and remarks on the circumstances. A total aggregate is given. Also included is a brief record of events during the quarter

QUARTERLY RETURN OF DECEASED SOLDIERS
1861-1865; 13 pieces
Arranged by company
Information includes name of individuals, rank, company, and circumstances of the death (place, date, and cause).

FINAL STATEMENTS AND INVENTORIES OF EFFECTS OF DECEASED SOLDIERS
January 9-July 19, 1865; 7 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Statement lists the name of individuals, rank, company, and regiment

MONTHLY REPORT OF ABSENTEES
December 15, 1864; 4 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Report of name of individuals, rank, company, nature of absence, present whereabouts, and remarks.

DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF DESERTERS
1861-1865; 19 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Composed of name of individuals, rank, company, age, physical description, place of birth, prewar occupation, clothing issues, bounty paid and due, and muster information

LIST OF CASUALTIES
May-September 1864; 12 pieces
Arranged by company
Reports the name of individuals, rank, company, nature of death, date, and place

COMPANY INSPECTION REPORTS
September 21-23, 1864; 12 pieces
Arranged by company
Complete list of all arms on hand and arms that are required, including Springfield and Enfield rifles, and Colt revolving rifles. Includes remarks

QUARTERLY RETURN OF CLOTHING, CAMP, AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE (FORM 51)
March 31, 1863; June 30, 1863; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records date, equipment issued, and individual to whom items were issued

MONTHLY RETURN OF CLOTHING, CAMP, AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE (FORM 51)
June 1863; April-July 1865; 5 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records date, equipment issued, and individual to whom items were issued

RECEIPT ROLL FOR CLTOHING (FORM 52)
March 1863-June 1865 (scattered); 9 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records date of issue, name and designation of soldier, and number and kind of item issued

CLOTHING ISSUES
July 14, 1863-January 4, 1864; n.d.; 4 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Hand-drawn form records date of issue, name and designation of soldier, and number and kind of item issued

ACCOUNT OF PAY AND CLOTHING RECEIVED AT COLLEGE GREEN BARRACKS, ANNAPOLIS, MD
November-December 1864; April-May 1865; 4 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records name, rank, company of soldier, and articles issued

INVOICE OF CLOTHING, CAMP AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE (ABSTRACT E)
August 9, 1863; May 31-June 30, 1865; 5 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records the number of articles, condition when delivered, and remarks

LIST OF STORES TRANSFERRED (ABSTRACT M)
July 1, 1863; March 24, 1865; July 18, 1865; 3 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records the number of articles, condition, and remarks

ABSTRACT OF ARTICLES EXPENDED, LOST, OR DESTROYED (FORM 41)
June 30, 1863; 1 piece
Form recording the loss of 12 shelter tents near Manchester, Tenn.

LIST OF ARTICLES LOST OR DESTROYED (FORM 43)
June 1863
Form recording the loss of 12 shelter tents near Manchester, Tenn.

STATEMENTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF CLOTHING
December 18, 1864; February 17, 25, March 1, 7, 1865; 5 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records the name and company of individual, and items issued

LIST OF RECEIPT OF CLOTHING, CAMP, AND GARRISON EQUIPAGE
January-July 1, 1863; March 31, April 30, 1865; 10 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Reports number, articles, and condition

QUARTERLY RETURN OF ORDNANCE AND ORDNANCE STORES
1862-1865; 15 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records both serviceable and unserviceable weapons (including specific makes of rifles). Names of individuals involved in the transaction appear

CERTIFICATE OF ERROR CORRECTION FOR ORDNANCE RETURN
1862; 1 piece
Certification of receipt error in ordnance

ABSTRACT OF ISSUES TO COMPANY COMMANDERS
November 25, 1864; 1 piece
Lists date, company, weapon, accoutrements, and ammunition issued to the companies of the 21st O.V.I.

ABSTRACT OF ISSUES TO THE VOLUNTEERS/ABSTRACT OF RECEIPTS FROM THE ARMY (FORM 5-A)
1864-1865; 7 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Reports weapons, accoutrements, attachments, and ammunition issued to or received from officers of the 21st O.V.I.

ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURES
1863-1865; 9 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records date, how expended, and type of ammunition. Most expenditures of ordnance refer to specific battles, although guard duty and practice firing are also listed

RECEIPT FOR ISSUES/RECEIPT FOR ISSUES OR TRANSFER OF ORDNANCE (FORMS 3-A, 7-A)
February 14, 1863-July, 26, 1865; 57 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records receipt of weapons, accoutrements, and ammunition

INVOICE OF STORES (FORM 2-B)
March 1862-July 26, 1865; 52 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Records transfer of both serviceable and unserviceable weapons, accoutrements, attachments, and ammunition. Note the invoice of June 3, 1863 records the receipt of 48 Colt's Revolving Rifles

STATEMENT OF LOSS
June 28, 1863; July 18, 1865; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Reports the loss of equipment, giving the location of loss

STATEMENT OF ABANDONED ORDNANCE AND ORDNANCE STORES
April 5, 1865; 1 piece
Reports the abandonment of equipment, giving location of loss

STATEMENT OF ORDNANCE AND ORDNANCE STORES TAKEN UP
March 31, June 30, 1863; 2 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Reports ordnance and stores found on the battlefield, giving location

WAR DEPARTMENT ORDNANCE OFFICE FORM LETTERS
July 13, 1863-March 5, 1867; 33 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Forms dealing with completion of returns, filing of affidavits, and notification of actions on paperwork

SPECIAL ORDERS FILE--JAMES LUNDY
March 22, 1865 ; 8 pieces
Vouchers, forms, and receipts for ordnance, tents, and baggage under the responsibility of James Lundy and Nicholas Dienst

FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

REGIMENTAL FUND BOOK
1863-1865, 1867-1869; 1 volume
Brief account of regimental fund, including fund distribution to individual companies. Volume used as account book by Arnold McMahan in practice as lawyer/insurance agent from 1867-1869

REGIMENTAL FUND ABSTRACT
January-April 1864; 2 pieces
Listing by Company of account balances

REGIMENTAL FUND STATEMENT
July 21, 1865; 1 piece
Lists amount received in cash and notes from Regimental Treasurer, expenditures, and new balance

REGIMENTAL FUND--MISCELLANEOUS
1863-1866; 7 pieces
Arranged chronologically
Reports on settlements, request for statements, petitions for expenditures of funds for a monument, and a post-war inquiry about the fund

COMPANY FUND STATEMENTS
1864; 15 pieces
Arranged chronologically, then by company
Lists amount of balance at last account, amount received, amount of expenditures, and new balance

COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATION RECORD--SUTLER ACCOUNTS
1861-1863; 1 volume, 12 pieces
Includes copy of original appointment of I. Marienthal as Sutler, account list of funds due from members of Co. C, and record book of the Council of Administration. Council also allocated dispersal of Regimental Fund at conclusion of the war

PROVISION RETURN
September 11-20, 1863; 1 piece
Provision return for a company of contrabands, Army of the Cumberland, for 10 days commencing the 11th of September, out of Fort Rosecrans, Tenn.

PRINTED MATERIALS

AWARDS
1866
Ohio Adjutant General's Office presentation sheet to accompany awarding of a medal for men who re-enlisted for a second term of 3-years of service

BOOKLET
1862
A system of target practice for the use of troops when armed with the musket, rifle-musket, rifle, or carbine. General training manual for troop target practice

BOOKLET
1863
Instructions for making muster-rolls, mustering into service, periodical payments, and discharging from service of volunteers or militia. Detailed instructions for filling out required muster forms, including sample blank forms

BOOKLET
1863
Regulations for the recruiting service of the Army of the United States both regular and volunteer. Detailed instructions for recruiting and filling out required returns, musters and descriptive lists

BROADSIDE
1865
Muster roll of Co. H, 21st Reg't O.V.V.I : company roster. Located in oversize box

CIRCULAR
February 17, 1865
Ohio. Executive Department. Act to create a bureau for the auditing and collection of soldiers claims, and for the relief of Ohio soldiers. Act of the General Assembly of Ohio establishing the Commissioner of Soldiers' Claims

CIRCULAR
April 6, 1865
Ohio. Executive Department. Act for the relief of families of soldiers and marines. Act of the General Assembly of Ohio establishing a veterans' relief fund

FLYERS
1863?
Union League of Allegheny Co., Pa. to the Army of the Cumberland. League resolution pledging opposition to "Traitors in the North", and thanking the Army

CLIPPINGS
June 26, 1966
Rothman, Seymour. "Toledo's Civil War tiger". Feature article from the Toledo Blade Sunday Magazine on James Steedman, including an account of action at the Battle of Chickamauga

GENERAL ORDERS (PRINTED)
May 4, 1861-June 29, 1865
Arranged chronologically
Includes orders regarding assignments, musters, the distribution of supplies, military justice, and general administrative orders. Issued by the Adjutant General's Office, the Department of the Cumberland, and other jurisdictions. Handwritten orders affecting the 21st regiment particularly located with Administrative series materials

SPECIAL ORDERS (PRINTED)
March 18, 1864-June 6, 1865 (scattered)
Arranged chronologically
Includes various types of orders regarding assignments, musters, distribution of supplies, military justice, conferring compliments on performance of duty, demand for report to higher command, and revocation of prior orders. Handwritten orders affecting the 21st regiment particularly located with Administrative series materials

CIRCULARS (PRINTED)
June 6, 1863-June 26, 1865
Arranged chronologically
Requests and procedures for reports concerning personnel, orders, musters, distribution of supplies, and military justice. Handwritten circulars affecting the 21st regiment particularly located with Administrative series material

MEMORANDUM (PRINTED)
December 8, 1863-May 1, 1864 (scattered)
Arranged chronologically
Each memorandum corrects the numbering of a mislabeled General Order issued at a previous date

TRANSFER LISTS (PRINTED)
1864-1865
Arranged chronologically
Printed lists of transfers to the Veteran Reserve Corps

POEM
n.d. (circa 1865)
Single sheet, patriotic poem

MS 562: Introduction | Transcript List
MS 562 Series Description: MS 562: Introduction | 86th O.V.I. Records | Arnold McMahan Papers
MS 562 Abstracts: Part 1 (McMahan Correspondence) | Part 2 (Box 12) | Part 3 (Box 13) | Inventory
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