Room 1A

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Instructions for Drafting Commissioners

Document specifies the duties of Commissioners and how they are to be carried out.

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

General Order, No. 61

Specified that credits were to not be allowed to those men already mustered into service.

Located in Civil War Records, left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

General Order, No. 60

Specifies that the draft be suspended for ten days, to allow the rapid recruitment of the Second Cavalry Regiment, the Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Light Artillery Companies, and the Third Heavy Artillery Company for Fort Warren.

Located in Civil War Records, left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

Petition to Board dated 1864 to procure recruits sufficient to fill quotas for any further call for service

Petition to the Board of Selectmen to call a meeting and act on the following article to instruct the selectmen to procure recruits sufficient to fill the quotas necessary for any further calls previous to a draft being ordered and to authorize selectmen to borrow money for the draw. Petition signed by Edward F. Mayo, Charles R. Gale, Philip Young, Jacob Gale, Samuel Reed, Jasper Gale, Henry Jillson, James Stockwell

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1864
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

General Order, No. 56

Tells that certain towns upon their petition with good reasons, can have certain names of men stricken from the list of enrolled militia, and specifies other ways men may be exempt from service.

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

List of recruits dated October 17, 1863

Royal Stimpson, Seth Woodward, Peter Dyer, Albert Newcomb, Emery Gould, Joseph Joseph Sawyer, Andrew Curtis, Charles Randall, William Dorgan, James Cunningham, Harry Crowley, George Adams, John Chatham, Henrey Manning, Joseph Adams, Amos A. Taylor, Sumner Lincoln, Alfred Partridge, Andrew Norton, William Hickey, Jairns Hammond, Alfred Naughton, Amos Taylor

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1863
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

General Order No. 54

Specifies that the Commissioners, appointed under Order No.43, draft in their own counties a sufficient number of men to serve for nine months in military service to fill the quota left by those who volunteered in that town.

Civil War Records, left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

Volunteer Contract with Town of Groton

This contract lists 5 men (Caldwell, Dyer, Cellar ?, Blake, Jillson) enlisted in the 53rd Regiment belonging to the town of Warwick (quota filled) for the quota of the town of Groton. Signed by selectman of Warwick and Groton. Oct. 1862

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1862
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

Enlistment certification for George E. Cook 1861

Handwritten note signed,dated Dec. 22,1861, T. E. Hall, Adjutant 21st Regt certifying that George E. Cook of Warwick, Mass enlisted into the 21st Reg Mass Vols on the 19th day of July 1861 and sworn into service on Aug 16th, 1861.

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1863
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

List of Men Unfit for Soldiers, 1864

List of names of persons in 65th subdistrict that are deemed unfit for service compiled by selectmen of Warwick, May 31, 1864. This lists 20 men ages 20s to 40s, includes Calvin D. Shepardson. Signed by Hervey Barber et al.

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1864
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records
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