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Civil War - Miscellaneous Records



See also: Department of Defense - Civil War
Department of the Treasury - Civil War Pay Records
Department of Institutions & Agencies (Human Services) - Medical and Veterans Hospitals
County Military Records and Veterans' Grave Registrations

Series:
United States Census Bureau
1890 Federal Census for New Jersey (including Civil War Veterans Schedule)
Control #:
FCE00008
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Notes:
Other than the Civil War Veterans Schedule, only a few census takers' worksheets survive for New Jersey.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Camden City (Camden County)
Tax Collector's Office
Account Ledger [Civil War], 1861-1867
Control #:
MCBTC001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Volume appears to be a record kept by the Tax Collector's Office.

Series:
Howell Township (Monmouth County)
Clerk's Office
Record of Civil War Transactions, 1864-1865
Control #:
MHWCL002
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Relates to bounty tax and township volunteer quotas.

Series:
Capt. Thomas H. Ford (ca. 1837- )
Civil War Records relating to the 1st Regiment, New Jersey Cavalry, 1861-1870
Control #:
PFORD001
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes & 13 map folders)
Arrangement:
By company, then chrono.
Notes:
Includes records of companies D, I and K.
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Series:
Gen. Edward Burd Grubb
Memorial Album, 1861-1890
Control #:
PGRUB001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Roughly chronological
Notes:
Includes reproductions of Gen. Grubb's warrants, commissions and appointments, and an original photograph of Civil War soldiers.

Series:
Ladies' General Aid Association of New Jersey
Proceedings, 1861-1865
Control #:
PLADI001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Support association for Civil War soldiers.
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Series:
New Jersey Military Association
Records, 1860-1868
Control #:
PNEJM001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By date within record type

Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Original Military Commissions, Discharge Papers and Soldiers' Memorials, 1861-1910
Control #:
SNJSA009
Format:
1 c.f. (13 items)
Arrangement:
By date
Notes:
Most of these records pertain to Civil War soldiers.
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Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Commemorative Ribbons and Memorabilia, 1882-1918
Control #:
SNJSA010
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Consists of mostly Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) encampment and Civil War regimental reunion ribbons (9th & 12th Regiments).
Restrictions:
Materials are fragile and require special permission for viewing

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Statistics of Orphanage resulting from the Civil War, 1865-1867
Control #:
SSTSE016
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes and 1 vol.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By county/municipality
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Civil War Centennial Commission
Records, 1961-1965
Control #:
SZCIW001
Format:
24 c.f. (25 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Home for Disabled Soldiers, Sailors or Marines and Their Wives
Annual Report, 1908
Control #:
SZDIW001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 report)

Series:
Gettysburg Battle-Field Commission
Reports to the Governor, 1886-1891
Control #:
SZGET001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (3 reports)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Includes first (1886), second (1887) and final (1891) reports.

Series:
Soldiers' Children's Home of New Jersey
Records, 1865-1877
Control #:
SZSOL001
Format:
2.25 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Home established to provide care for orphaned children of Civil War soldiers.
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 36.25 c.f. of paper records and 7 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 06/05/2006