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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

City Council Committees on the Army and Navy Monument records

 Collection
Identifier: 0140.012
Scope and Contents note The Committee on the Army and Navy Monument Collection includes the records of the various City Council committees created during the years 1866, 1870-1871 and 1877. In 1866, a committee was formed to procure designs and select a site for the monument. In 1870, a second committee was created to obtain designs for the monument. In 1871, a committee was created to organize the celebration of the laying of the cornerstone of the monument. In 1877, a committee was created to organize the...
Dates: 1866, 1870-1871, 1877

Disbursements of State Aid to disabled soldiers and sailors

 Series
Identifier: 6410.001
Scope and Contents note

Monthly payments of allowances of State Aid to disabled soldiers and sailors, and to the families of those killed in the Civil War were made by the City Treasurer at the Charity Building to persons designated by the Board of Aldermen. The Soldiers' Relief Department took over this responsibility in 1897. Includes records of disbursements of state aid from 1861-1898.

Dates: 1861-1898

Enrolment of the Militia, 1864

 Item — Volume III-29: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Dates: 1864

List of Persons enrolled in the Army and Navy, 1864 January

 Item — Volume III-28: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Dates: 1864 January

List of Persons exempt from Military duty, 1864

 Item — Volume III-30: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Dates: 1864

List of Persons liable to Enrolment in the Militia, 1864-1866

 Item — Volume III-31-33: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Dates: 1864-1866

Mayor Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr. records

 Collection
Identifier: 0216.001
Scope and Contents

Includes one letter to Mayor Lincoln from Massachusetts Governor John Andrew regarding militia service bounties, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Military Records, 1861-1865

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Series V
Scope and Contents note From the Series: This series contains the records from the Town of Dorchester that were filed in the Clerk’s office in the town. There are oaths of office for the town officers, lists of dog licenses, list of jurors, legal documents such as writs, deeds, mortgages and certificates, as well as military records. It is important to note here that when the first three volumes (1827-1852) of Mortgages, Deeds, etc. were rebound, they were mislabeled “Deeds.” Although these three volumes do contain a record of...
Dates: 1861-1865

Papers relating to the draft riots

 Series — Box SB - 017: Series IV; Series I, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: 0200.023
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence to Mayor Lincoln, general orders and police reports regarding the draft riots in 1863.

Dates: 1863

Record of Army and Navy enlistments from Boston

 Series
Identifier: 0300.017
Scope and Contents

Army and Navy enlistments on Boston's quota, 1861-1865 and re-enlistments and transfers of soldiers, seamen and officers, 1861-1865.

Dates: 1861-1865

Record of Soldiers and Officers, 1861-1862

 Item — Volume III-26: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note From the Record Group: This collection includes records of the City and Town of Roxbury prior to annexation to Boston. Records of Roxbury are also currently in the custody of the Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. This collection is divided into 8 series: Series I - Town records; Series II - City Council records; Series III - City Clerk records; Series IV - Auditor records; Series V - Assessor records; Series VI - Collector records; Series VII - Treasurer records; and Series VIII -...
Dates: 1861-1862

Record of Soldiers in the Army, circa 1861-1865

 Item — Volume III-27: Series III
Identifier: III
Scope and Contents note

Names of persons enlisted in the United States Service from Roxbury. Includes name, company and regiment. Indexed.

Dates: circa 1861-1865

Recruiting Committee publication

 Item
Identifier: 0200.021
Scope and Contents

Published by order of the Recruiting Committee: "Recruiting System of the City of Boston together with a Statement of the Bounty Paid to Volunteers by the State and United States."

Dates: 1863