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Department of Defense - Pennsylvania Insurrection, War of 1812 and Mexican War


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See also: Department of Defense - New Jersey Militia and New Jersey Rifle Corps

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records relating to the Indian Campaigns and the Pennsylvania Insurrection [Whiskey Rebellion], 1791-1794
Control #:
SDEA0005
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes and 1 vol.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Payrolls for Brigadier General Ebenezer Elmer's Brigade, 1814-1815
Control #:
SDEA2001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Lists of New Jersey Militia Units, ca. 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2002
Format:
1.25 c.f. (3 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Contemporary Correspondence and Addresses, 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2003
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes original and copied letters, addresses, etc., of governors and military officers.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Copies of Legislative Acts, 1812-1874
Control #:
SDEA2004
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
General Orders, 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2005
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Militia Returns, ca. 1800-1814
Control #:
SDEA2006
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Nearly all of the returns date from 1812-1814; however, there are a few earlier items as well.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Service Records of Jerseymen in the United States Army and Marine Corps, ca. 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2007
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by soldier's surname

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Pension Claims, 1874-ca. 1900
Control #:
SDEA2008
Format:
5 c.f. (10 boxes); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by surname
Notes:
Relate to pensions granted by the State of New Jersey.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Order and Record Book, 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2009
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 box [disbound pages])
Notes:
Includes orders and rolls.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Militia Accounts, 1812-1821
Control #:
SDEA2010
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Record Binders and Indexes, ca. 1800-1900
Control #:
SDEA2011
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes); 16 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By original book number
Notes:
Includes film of records subsequently processed into various series and the corresponding original typescript indexes.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Rosters of Officers of Detailed Militia, 1812-1814
Control #:
SDEA2012
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By county

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Company Rolls, 1812-1874
Control #:
SDEA2013
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Notes:
Includes original muster rolls and transcriptions made for pension-claim purposes.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Pension Registers, 1874-1890s
Control #:
SDEA2014
Format:
0.4 c.f. (3 vols.)
Notes:
Relate to pensions granted by the State of New Jersey.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (War of 1812)
Miscellaneous Records, 1812-1874
Control #:
SDEA2015
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Includes prisoner lists, brochures, correspondence, etc.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Mexican War)
Records, 1846-1848
Control #:
SDEA3001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes books 1 & 2 (correspondence, expense accounts, general orders, circulars, muster rolls and returns, casualty lists, etc.).


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Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Registers of Payments for Pensioners, Pupils in Charitable Institutions, and Salaries of State Officers, 1821-1870
Control #:
STSTR009
Format:
0.75 c.f. (6 vols. [3 boxes]); 0.3 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Items 2 & 6 of this series are avaliable on microfilm.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 16.6 c.f. of paper records and 18.3 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 05/17/2006