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Department of Defense - Spanish American War and related records


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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Muster-In Rolls (New Jersey National Guard), May-July 1898
Control #:
SDEA5001
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By regiment and company
Notes:
There is no index; use Spanish-American War muster-out rolls to rolls to identify soldier's regiment and company.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Muster-Out Rolls (New Jersey National Guard), May 1898 - April 1899
Control #:
SDEA5002
Format:
3 c.f. (6 boxes); 4 reels (16-mm)
Arrangement:
By regiment and company
Notes:
Muster-out rolls for all regiments were filmed; however, not all of the original records were received by the Archives.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Compiled Regimental Rosters, New Jersey National Guard, ca. 1898-1899
Control #:
SDEA5003
Format:
3 c.f. (6 vols.)
Arrangement:
By regiment and company
Notes:
There is no index to the rosters; use Spanish-American War muster-out rolls to identify soldier's regiment and company.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Record Binders and Indexes, 1898-1904
Control #:
SDEA5004
Format:
7 c.f. (15 boxes); 3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Various
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Photographs of Officers of the New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, 1898-1904
Control #:
SDEA5005
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by officer
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Photographs of Naval Officers, ca. 1898-1905
Control #:
SDEA5006
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by officer
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Miscellaneous Naval Photographs, 1898
Control #:
SDEA5007
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Receipts for Clothing Reimbursements, 1903
Control #:
SDEA5008
Format:
3 c.f. (23 binders)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by soldier's name
Notes:
Binder nos. 100-122; see indexes included in series Record Binders and Indexes.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Abstracts of Discharges and Receipts for Additional Compensation to New Jersey Volunteers, 1899-1901
Control #:
SDEA5009
Format:
7 c.f. (54 binders); 5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by soldier
Notes:
Binder nos. 46-99; see indexes in under Record Binders and Indexes. Inc. 1901 record of payments to Signal Corps & 8th U.S. Infantry.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Pension Claim Files, 1916-1930
Control #:
SDEA5010
Format:
1.25 c.f. (3 boxes); 5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by soldier
Notes:
Relate to federal pension claims; also include Civil War and World War I veterans. Indexes under series Record Binders and Indexes.
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
General Orders of the Adjutant General of the United States, 1898
Control #:
SDEA5011
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 folder)
Arrangement:
By date

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Daily Diary, Camp Voorhees, 1898
Control #:
SDEA5012
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Covers 2 May - 6 October 1898.

Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Correspondence from Camp at Sea Girt [Carbons], 1898
Control #:
SDEA5013
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of Defense
Adjutant General's Office (Spanish-American War)
Regimental Rosters, 1898-1899
Control #:
SDEA5014
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol. and 1 small notebook)
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Related records:


Series:
United Spanish War Veterans
Membership Cards of Trenton Camp No. 42, Department of New Jersey, 1926-1950s
Control #:
PUNSP001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical within card grouping
Notes:
Includes several groupings of cards (service information, deceased veterans, etc.).

Series:
New Jersey State Commission on Soldiers' Claims - Spanish-American War Volunteers
Report to the Governor and Legislature, 1903
Control #:
SZSOM001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 28 c.f. of paper records and 18 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 05/17/2006