Recruiting and enlistment
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S537
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed document from the Secretary of War in England on 1771/05/03 regarding regimental quartering and a printed order, signed by William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland, by the Lord Lieutenant General and General Governor of Ireland on circa 1781/04/12 authorizing the recruitment of soldiers.
Collection — Folder S1239
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a typed article from the Lebanon Weekly Patriot about the start of the Spanish-American War in April, 1898 and the meetings held in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana to enlist volunteers for two companies for Indiana regiments.
Collection — Folder S264
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four documents. The oldest is dated December 26, 1812, and certifies that Whorton Ransdall is a private in a company of the Kentucky Militia. He entered service on August 17, 1812, and was discharged December 16, 1812. The next three documents pertain to Wharton R. Clinton. Two documents are from the Civil War and have a similar heading. The first large document appointed Wharton R. Clinton as captain of the Ninth Ward Guard of the Militia, and is dated July 10,...
Collection — Folder S393
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as Colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...