058/02. Georgia Soldier Roster Commission
Record Group Term
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Confederate Pensions and Records - Georgia Soldier Roster Commission - Abstracts and Compiled Service Records of Men in Units from States Other Than Georgia
Scope and Contents Beginning in 1903, the U.S. War Department began the compilation of service records of men in the Confederate Army. The information for these service records was taken from records of the Confederate Government (company muster rolls, hospital registers, etc.) that were captured at the end of the war and taken to Washington, D.C., and from certain U.S. Army records that gave information about these Confederate soldiers such as prisoner of war registers, etc. A few years after the program was...
Dates: Created: 1903
Scope and Contents The audits give a summary of the appropriations and expenditures of the Commission. There is one report for each year except that a single report covers 1924 and 1925. There are two copies of the 1930 report. These reports were printed by the mimeograph method and bound in soft covers.
Dates: Created: 1924-1931
Scope and Contents Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by name of writer and consists mostly of letters received by the Commission. Included also are a few reports of the superintendent for 1904 and 1905. Summaries of the military service of a few individual soldiers are included. The source for these summaries is not included.
Dates: Created: 1903-1937
Scope and Contents The minutes cover the meetings of the Roster Commission which were held at irregular intervals. Also included with these minutes are various other records of the Commission including: (1) requisitions for staff salaries and for office supplies and equipment, (2) invoices from suppliers of office supplies and equipment, (3) reports to the Commission by the superintendent, (4) correspondence received by the Commission, and (5) copies of letters sent by the Commission or the superintendent to...
Dates: Created: 1904-1933
Confederate Pensions and Records - Georgia Soldier Roster Commission - Rosters Compiled By the Commission
Scope and Contents The Georgia Soldier Roster Commission gathered information on Georgia Confederate soldiers in order to verify the service of pension applicants. The information in the rosters summarizing each man's service was compiled from various sources, including: (1) statements taken from pension applications; (2) statements and rosters submitted to the Roster Commission by ex-Confederate soldiers; and (3) original documents from the governor's office and the state adjutant general's office for the war...
Dates: Created: 1861-1865