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[Certificate of enlistment, September 7, 1863]

Description: A document certifying that Hamilton K. Perry's name appeared in the master roll of C.B 1st Vet Regiment NYS in the service of the United States.
Date: September 7, 1863
Creator: Adjutant General's Office
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Certification of Henry R. Redway, June 6, 1866]

Description: Certification that Henry R. Redway enlisted at Geneva, New York and was mustered into the U.S. service by Lieutenant Bigelow on October 10, 1863.
Date: June 6, 1866
Creator: New York. Adjutant General's Office.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Moore Letter Book]

Description: A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom.
Date: January 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from A. B. Dyer, November 9, 1864]

Description: List of horse equipment that is issued. Equipment consists of: saddle with stirrups, stirrup leathers, coat straps, saddle bags, saddle blanket, bridle, horse brush, watering bridle.
Date: November 9, 1864
Creator: Dyer, A. B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from E. D. Townsend, August 18, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 64. In order to make transfers of enlisted men from one regiment to another, the following papers should be made out: Quadruplicate must and descriptive rolls of the men, with a copy of the order transferring them attached to each roll, one copy to be forwarded to the Adjutant General of the Army, another copy to the Adjutant General of the Sate to which the men belong, another copy to be sent with the men to the respective regiments to which they are transferred. These rolls will contain the information indicated by the blanks for muster and descriptive rolls, including date, place and by whom mustered into the service. Each copy will be examined and verified and countersigned by the Commissary or Assistant Commissary of Musters for the command, and will be, when completed, evidence of muster-in and proper transfer.
Date: August 18, 1864
Creator: Townsend, E. D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from George D. Ramsay, August 6, 1864]

Description: This order is to help requisition for parts for the repair of the Springfield Rifle Muskets in use.in the requisitions details about the needed repair will save time and annoyance both to the officer and the Department.
Date: August 6, 1864
Creator: Ramsay, George D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from George D. Ramsay, August 6, 1864]

Description: This order is to help requisition for parts for the repair of the Springfield Rifle Muskets in use.in the requisitions details about the needed repair will save time and annoyance both to the officer and the Department.
Date: August 6, 1864
Creator: Ramsay, George D.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from I. S. Platner, February 22nd, 1865]

Description: Circular from I.S Platner requesting that each week commanding officers submit a report about the effective forces in their companies.
Date: February 22, 1865
Creator: Platner, I. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from J. S. Platner, February 3, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 1. Saddler and ? will report for duty with ? Company Cook will report for duty, unless covering for the company. it is necessary to reduce as much as possible the large number of reported on extra or daily duty.
Date: February 3, 1865
Creator: Platner, J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from J. S. Platner, November 12, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 1. Commandants will be held strictly responsible that ? is turned into Head Quarters by 9 o'clock on the 7th,17th, and 27 of each month. Monthly returns accompanied by descriptive list of all deserters for the north will be sent on the last day of each month as early as 9 o'clock am.
Date: November 12, 1864
Creator: Platner, J. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from L. S. Hatues, November 26, 1864]

Description: Circular from L. S. Hatues telling commanders how to report their officers and soldiers behavior in their monthly reports.
Date: November 26, 1864
Creator: Hatues, L. S.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from Lieutenant General Longstreet, November 13,1862]

Description: Circular that Brigade Commanders make sure that adjoining fields or woods are not set on fire by their encampments. If done by accident then they are to try to extinguish it, Brigade Commanders will not be responsible for their recurrences.
Date: November 13, 1862
Creator: Longstreet, Lt. Gen.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from Major General Hancock, April 6, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 11. The complete list of equipment of the soldiers are: one blouse, one pair of trousers,two drawers, two shirts, two pairs of socks, two pairs of shoes, one woolen blanket, one piece of shelter tent. Uniform coats will be turned in as required by General Order No. 48.
Date: April 6, 1865
Creator: Hancock, Major General
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular from R. F. Taylor, December 14, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 5. Company Commanders will take away all citizen clothing, rebel clothing and other clothing not in accordance with the uniforms form enlisted men in their respective companies. The Commanders are responsible to send the clothes out of reach of their men.
Date: December 14, 1864
Creator: Taylor, R. F.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular Number 12, Issued April 6, 1865]

Description: Circular No. 12.issued by Major General Hancock, stating that company and regiment Commanders forwarding official papers to the War Department without letters of transmittal or any official explanation. Officers are reminded of the necessary of forwarding with such papers letters of transmittal and explanation in order that the same may have proper attention.
Date: April 6, 1865
Creator: Hancock, Major General
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Circular no. 33, June 14, 1864]

Description: Circular No. 33, which is hints to officers leaving the service.
Date: June 14, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Civil War Muster Booklet]

Description: "Muster into service" booklet listing all the men, presumably in Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry. The lists contain physical descriptions of men, place of birth, location of enlistment, etc.
Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Claim for horse, May 15, 1864]

Description: Claim for a horse shot in battle, describing how the loss of the horse was not the fault of Cpt. Redway.
Date: 1864-05-15~
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping, March 31, 1866]

Description: A newspaper clipping from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The clipping is a business advertisement for P. Reynaud who was a commission merchant from Houston Texas. Reynaud's advertisement notes that his line of business was in the sale of cotton, hides, and country produce. It also lists a few of his associates.
Date: March 31, 1866
Creator: Waco Texas Register
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clothing account request, March 8, 1865]

Description: Letter requesting that the descriptive list and clothing accounts for Maus V. V. Washburn, who is a patient in the Cuyler U. S. Army General Hospital in Philadelphia, be forwarded to the Medical Director's Office in Philadelphia as he was admitted with nothing.
Date: March 8, 1865
Creator: Kendall, T. C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections