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Military commissions

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Frank E. Stevenson papers

 Collection — Folder S2451
Identifier: S2451
Scope and Contents This collection contains Frank E. Stevenson's military commission papers ranging from 1882 to 1909 for his service with the McCune Cadets, the Indiana National Guard, and as aide-de-camp to the governor. Other documents related to his military service include an invitation to the February 22, 1887 first annual ball of the Rockville Light Artillery; a circa 1910 document regarding the National Guard Association's recommendations for legislation regarding the National Guard; 4 handwritten copies...
Dates: 1882-1944

George Stringer commission

 Collection — Folder OB021
Identifier: OB021
Scope and Contents This collection contains George Stringer’s commission by Indiana Governor James Whitcomb to the rank of captain of the 56th Regiment of the Indiana Militia, dated May 20, 1847.
Dates: 1847/05/20

Gillmore Jordan commission

 Collection — Folder OBC085
Identifier: OBC085
Scope and Contents This collection contains the commission of Gilmore Jordan to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army dated May 30, 1866.
Dates: 1866/05/30

John T. Wilder papers

Identifier: L276
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to John T. Wilder during the U.S. Civil War written by family, friends, officials, and soldiers. Also included are official war time documents, topographical maps, some correspondence with Civil war veterans, and a few documents related to Wilder’s business interests in Tennessee.

There are also two oversize folders containing: two commissions and a report ranging from 1861 to 1863 (OB055); and maps, 1862-1864 (OBC001).
Dates: 1858-2002

Robert F. Scott certificates

 Collection — Folder OBC165
Identifier: OBC165
Scope and Contents This collection contains two military commission certificates for the appointment of Robert F. Scott as assistant inspector general of the Indiana Legion. The first certificate was signed by Governor Alvin P. Hovey on June 23, 1890 and gave Scott the rank of captain. The second certificate was signed by Governor Ira J. Chase on February 12, 1892 and promoted Scott to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Dates: 1890-1892

William G. W. Price military commission

 Collection — Folder S2579
Identifier: S2579
Scope and Contents The one item in this collection is a commission as captain in the 139th Regiment, 20th Brigade, Third Division of the Virginia Militia. This appointment was made by Governor Johnson of the Commonwealth of Virginia on April 3, 1853.
Dates: 1853/04/03

William H. Sherfy commissions

 Collection — Folder OBC084
Identifier: OBC084
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 commissions for William H. Sherfy, one to the rank of major and the other to the rank of captain in the U. S. Army dated July 21, 1868 and July 28, 1868.
Dates: 1863-1868