Found 39 collections related to Military records

Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2842
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This memorandum book, kept by New York officeholder John Canfield Spencer, contains entries related to land patents, military pensions for Revolutionary War service, military land warrants for War of 1812 service, and various receipts for... more
Van Orden, Peter S.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4660
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Peter S. Van Orden of Rockland County was Major General of the Fourth Infantry Division (15th and 29th Brigades) of the New York State Militia, and a New York State Assemblyman. Papers consist of correspondence (mainly letters received), brigade... more
Confederate States of America. War Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 631
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Record book of Tennessee conscripts for the Confederate Army, 1864-1865, giving names, descriptions, residences, etc
Lombart de la Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot, b. 1744
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains a contemporary copy of plans of maneuvers, with text and diagrams, of the Chevalier de la Neuville, Inspector General of the Northern Army in the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The first section of the... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2201
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 13th New York State Artillery, 6th Brigade, (September 1828-May 1834). The volume contains both general and regimental orders and includes lists of officers stationed in Richmond, Suffolk, and Westchester counties, New York
New York (State). Militia, Regiment, 1st
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18221
.75 linear feet (1 folder)
The development of state militias stemmed from the passage of the first and second Militia Acts of 1792, drafted by George Washington and his Secretary of War, Henry Knox. New York boasted the largest state military force in the nation. Under the... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6337
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This collection contains muster rolls, pay rolls, and other records relating to the New York State Consolidated Militia, 10th Brigade, 1st Regiment, under Colonel Edward W. Laight (1814)
Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19
.3 linear feet (1 box); 3 microfilm reels
Samuel Adams (1745-1819) was an American physician who served during the U.S. Revolutionary War. Collection consists of Adams's diary and miscellaneous papers. Diary describes his early life in Connecticut, colonial army service, job as a teacher,... more
Cowtan, Charles W., 1842-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4257
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1861-1916, between Charles W. Cowtan and various military and civilian figures relating to the 10th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. Also includes certificates relating to his military commissions and service, and to his... more
Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4158
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Sir Guy Carleton (1724-1808) served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, Governor General of British North America, and commanded British troops in Quebec during the American War of Independence. He oversaw the evacuation of British forces,... more
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17897
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Henry Harrison was a general in the War of 1812 and the ninth president of the United States. The collection contains letters from William Henry Harrison, mainly to Kentucky governor Isaac Shelby, concerning Harrison's military activities... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3661
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the New York Militia (Graham's Regiment), 1776, bound together with the New York Militia (Orange County) orders of Reuben Hopkins, 1797-1805
United States. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19071
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
This collection consists of muster rolls from various artillery companies in New York and unnamed locations dating from 1798 to 1811, and inspection returns for New York infantry and artillery companies, 1809-1910
Horton family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4454
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers of the Horton family of Goshen, Orange County, New York, consisting of conveyances, mortgages, etc., relating to lands in New York City, Ulster County, and Orange County; commission as Lieutenant in the Orange County Regiment of Militia... more
Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19070
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A typescript copy of the statement of Brigadier General James W. Forsyth in defense of the 7th Cavalry while under his command in actions against the Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee, 29 December 1890, and at Drexel Mission, South Dakota, 30... more
New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 2nd
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2184
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book documenting Captain Seth Belknap's company of the 2nd (Delamater's) Regiment of the New York Militia during the War of 1812 (August-November 1814). Entries record the company's accounts with the United States government and with... more
New York (State). National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 7th. Company K
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2215
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Collection consists of cash book and journal, 1886-1892, of the 7th infantry unit of the New York State National Guard. Also contains roster of the Associates of the Engineer Corps and Company K dating from 1916 to 1922.
Fleming, Augustus
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1026
.2 linear feet (1 v.)
Augustus Fleming was a New York State Militia officer. Collection consists of correspondence, orders, appointments, rosters, accounts, and other papers of Fleming when he was colonel of the 106th Regiment, brigadier general commanding the 10th... more
Schary, Dore
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2687
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Dore Schary (1905-1980) was an American motion picture producer and playwright. Collection consists of letters written by Confederate Army soldiers in the U.S. Civil War. Most of the forty-one letters are from Henry Higginbotham, a private in the... more
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1118
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Horatio Gates (1728-1806) was a general in the American Revolutionary War. He commanded the American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and in 1780 was placed in chief command of the army in the South. During the French and Indian War, he... more
Ward, John Henry Hobart, 1823-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4671
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
These papers of Brigadier General John Henry Hobart Ward of New York include various commissions to him as Commissary General of the New York Militia (1854-1857) and Colonel of the 38th Regiment, New York Volunteers (1861). Also included are... more
Confederate States of America. War Dept
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 630
.15 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book of the Bureau of Conscription, October 1863-February 1865, containing abstracts of letters received from enrolling officers and inhabitants of Tennessee, petitions for exemption, with abstracts of replies
Guilderland (N.Y. : Town)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18217
.34 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume)
Guilderland, in Albany County, New York, was settled in the 17th century by Dutch farmers expanding from Schenectady and Albany. Originally part of the town of Watervliet, it was annexed and renamed Guilderland, after the Dutch city of the same... more
Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4650
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Official letters and documents signed Daniel D. Tompkins (1774-1825), governor of New York (1807–1817) and vice president of the United States (1817–1825), dating mostly from the period of his governorship. These consist of civil and state militia... more
Swanton, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4639
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Commissions passed, legionary orders, and regimental orders given to Roberts Swanson, an officer of the New York State Militia.
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4230
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740-1809) was Governor of Connecticut from 1797 until his death in 1809. He was the son of Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1786. During the American Revolution, Trumbull was a Paymaster... more
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4224
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (1710-1785) was governor of the Colony and State of Connecticut (1769-1786). Letters date predominantly from the Revolutionary War period and pertain to military orders, supplies, troop movements, location of the British... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
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