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Department of the Treasury - Civil War Pay Records



See also: Department of Defense - Civil War
Civil War - Miscellaneous Records


Series:
Department of the Treasury
Comptroller's Office
Book of Memoranda for State Pay to Civil War Soldiers and their Families, 1865-1869
Control #:
STSCT004
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 booklet)
Notes:
Entries dated October 1865 - May 1869; includes death and service notation back to 1861.

Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Military-Appropriation Blotters [Civil War], 1861-1865
Control #:
STSTR026
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes No. 1 (6/1861-12/1863) & No. 3 (6/25/1864-1/26/1865); No. 2 missing. Published in State Treasurer's Annual Reports.

Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Military-Appropriation Payment Vouchers [Civil War], 1861-1865
Control #:
STSTR027
Format:
47 c.f. (86 boxes and 3 map folders); 52 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By year and voucher number
Notes:
Searchable database available in-house. Payments to soldiers and their families after 25 May 1865 are found in the general vouchers.

Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Payment Vouchers (General), 1813-1866
Control #:
STSTR028
Format:
63 c.f. (126 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year and voucher number
Notes:
Civil War military-appropriation vouchers are a separate series; this does, however, include payments to soldiers after 25 May 1865.
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Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Correspondence relating to Civil War Pay Claims, 1864
Control #:
STSTR036
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
Includes material relating to service pay, pay due to deceased soldiers, and state bounty.

Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Record of Registered $1,000 Bonds [Civil War], 1861-1864
Control #:
STSTR049
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Contains stubs from bonds issued to secure repayment of State loans to pay expenses of suppressing the rebellion (P.L. 1861, c. VIII).

Series:
Department of the Treasury
State Treasurer's Office
Register of Discharge Pay due to Civil War Soldiers, 1865-1874
Control #:
STSTR051
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Records date of payment, name of soldier, unit of service, whether discharged or deceased, and amount paid.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 111.15 c.f. of paper records and 52 reels of microfilm ~



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This page last updated 06/05/2006