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Department of Defense - Adjutant General's Office (Administrative Records)


Records relating to specific military conflicts are shown on separate pages.


Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Manuscripts and Correspondence Relating to Colonial Wars, 1639-1903
Control #:
SDEA0001
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes); 1 reel (35-mm)
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Commission and Appointment Certificates, 1745-1901
Control #:
SDEA0002
Format:
0.11 c.f. (11 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Compiled Rosters, New Jersey Militia and Continental Line, ca. 1776-1814
Control #:
SDEA0003
Format:
0.6 c.f. (2 disbound vols.); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By page number
Notes:
Indexed by Revolutionary War cards & slips as Indents, Revolutionary War and New Jersey Line, Pay & Gratuity Book.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Militia Census, 1793
Control #:
SDEA0004
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes county returns listing men of age for service in the state militia (18 to 45 years). Published as "New Jersey in 1793."

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)
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Annual Reports of the Adjutant General and Quartermaster General of New Jersey, 1846-1945
Control #:
SDEA0006
Format:
12 c.f. (20 boxes, 9 ring-binders)
Arrangement:
By year within report type
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records of Transmittals of Requisitions, 1905-1915
Control #:
SDEA0007
Format:
0.75 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Date
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
World War II Label and Insignia Album, ca. 1941-1945
Control #:
SDEA0008
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 vol.)
Restrictions:
Special permission must be given to use this album

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Lists of Recipients of Published Military Records, 1910-1916
Control #:
SDEA0009
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol. and 1 folder)
Arrangement:
By location of recipient
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
General and Special Orders, 1862-1931
Control #:
SDEA0010
Format:
5.75 c.f. (2 scrapbooks and 11 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Binders of general and special orders are also included in the two NJNG/ Miscellaneous Records [Unprocessed Binders] series.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records relating to the New Jersey Monuments at Gettysburg Battlefield, 1885-1888
Control #:
SDEA0011
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological & by monument
Notes:
Includes a dismantled photograph album.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Photographs of Monuments, 1888-1908
Control #:
SDEA0012
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Monuments honor: Tea Burners; Amer. Rev. soldiers, Fort Lee, NJ; B. Eaton; P. Kearny; G. McClellan; Battery B, 1st. NJ Light Artillery.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records and Slides of Civil War and World War I Flags, 1888-1922
Control #:
SDEA0013
Format:
2 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Record type, chronological
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Philippine Insurrection Correspondence, 1897-1899
Control #:
SDEA0014
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 binder)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes Spanish-American War records.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Draft Compilations of Military Service Rosters - Colonial Wars through Mexican War, 1668-1848
Control #:
SDEA0016
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes); 3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Various
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records relating to the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, 1913
Control #:
SDEA0017
Format:
0.75 c.f. (4 binders)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes records of transportation of New Jersey Civil War veterans to the ceremonies commemorating the battle's anniversary.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Scrapbooks, 1875-1913
Control #:
SDEA0018
Format:
0.75 c.f. (1 vol. and 1 box [disbound vol.])
Arrangement:
Various
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Correspondence, 1864-1911
Control #:
SDEA0019
Format:
13.25 c.f. (27 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Bulk of series consists of bound copies of outgoing correspondence of Adjutant Generals Stryker, Breintnall and Sadler.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Register of Officers of the New Jersey Rifle Corps, 1866-1869
Control #:
SDEA0020
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records of Peter Hunt, Keeper of Military Stores, 1794-1801
Control #:
SDEA0021
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes various account books, cash books, ledgers, etc.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Records relating to the Silver Service for the Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey, 1901-1908
Control #:
SDEA0022
Format:
0.1 c.f. (3 folders)
Arrangement:
By date within record type

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Land Warrant Records, 1850-1855
Control #:
SDEA0023
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
By name of soldier
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Inventory of Binders of Military Records, ca. 1940
Control #:
SDEA0024
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 binder)
Arrangement:
By conflict/subject, then binder no.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
War Game Maps, 1908-1911
Control #:
SDEA0025
Format:
1.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Produced by the Army Service Schools, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office
Miscellaneous Publications, 1863 & 1907
Control #:
SDEA0026
Format:
0.1 c.f. (2 reports)
Notes:
Includes 1863 list of commissioned officers, Civil War; 1907 sketch of Major Henry Washington Sawyer, 1st Regiment.


Related records:


Series:
State Armory Commission
Minutes, Volume 2, 1901-1922
Control #:
SZARM001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
State Military Board
Minutes, 1901-1947
Control #:
SZMIL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (3 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Volume 1 is missing.

Series:
Commission on the Plan of the Stevens Battery
Report to the Legislature, 1870
Control #:
SZSTE001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 47.46 c.f. of paper records and 6 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 06/05/2006