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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Blank militia Rolls and Returns, ca.1838 - 1844.
    Series ID: PRA-409 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 2 volumes Access: Open
    Scope: Two blank volumes representing form-books for militia rolls and returns. One volume is for infantry returns and the other is for artillery returns.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Civil War blank commissions, circa 1860-1863.
    Series ID: A-111 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 3 items. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of blank Civil War commissions.
  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Company H, Vermont State Guard film, 1942 - 1944.
    Series ID: PRA-383 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 filmstrip, 1 videocassette. Access: Open
    Scope: This film depicts activities of the Vermont State Guard. Company H of Montpelier. Also depicted in the film are the Tunbridge encampment of the Vermont Home Guard in July of 1944; four members of Company H leaving for induction into federal service; and British Ambassador Lord Halifax's visit to Vermont as part of a war bond drive.
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    First Regiment, Record of Rifle Practice, 1890 - 1902.
    Series ID: PRA-426 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 volume, 1 microfilm reel. Access: Open
    Scope: This volume contains records of rifle practices from 1890 - 1894, and requisitions for ordnance stores, 1895 - 1902. The following indices may be found at the beginning of the volume: index to ordnance requisitions (Companies A - F, I - M); index to second class marksmen, 1891 - 1895; index to first class marksmen, 1890 and 1892; index to marksmen, 1890; index to sharpshooters, 1890, 1892 - 1895; and index to trophy contests, 1890 - 1895.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Military Publications, 1863 - 1892.
    Series ID: PRA-432 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot. Access: Open
    Scope: Published reports, registers, and orders collected or produced by the Office of Adjutant and Inspector General.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Page Proofs for Annual Report, 1866
    Series ID: PRA-453 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot, 1 microfilm reel. Access: Open
    Scope: Page proofs (106 pp.) for the Report of the Adjutant and Inspector General of the State of Vermont, from Oct. 1, 1865, to Oct. 1, 1866 (Montpelier: Walton's Steam Printing Establishment, 1866). Includes partial page proofs for Appendix B, Part I: roster of commissioned officers (of Civil War Vermont volunteer military units); Appendix B, Part II: alphabetical index to roster of commissioned officers; Appendix B, Part III: roster of Vermont volunteers mustered-out of U.S. service between 1 October 1865 and 1 October 1866 (mainly the 7th Regiment); Appendix F: roster of militia officers (103 pp.); and miscellaneous corrections to the report and other records pertaining to its publication (3 pp.).
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Photographs, 1863 - 1944
    Series ID: PRA-455 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot, 1 microfilm reel. Access: Open
    Scope: This series contains: (1) Photograph, Colonel Edward H. Ripley (9th Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry), Yorktown, VA, August 1863; (2) Photograph, officers, Vermont Home Guard, Northfield, VT, July 1917 (officers names listed); (3) Photograph, U. S. prisoners of war, 20 April 1918; (4) Photograph, General Foch, Brattleboro, VT, 13 December 1921; (5) Photograph, Company E, Vermont State Guard, 30 May 1942; (6) Photograph, Company E, Vermont State Guard, 31 May 1943; (7) Photograph by Sgt. Roy W. Turner, endorsed to Captain Osmer; (8) Photograph, Company G, First Battalion, Vermont State Guard (photographer: Gove, 1944)
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    Portraits of Vermont Adjutants General, 1822 - 1967.
    Series ID: PRA-456 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot, 1 microfilm reel. Access: Open
    Scope: Contains photographs and portraits (as well as Photostat copies) of Vermont's Adjutants General, 1822 - 1967. Collection includes: Daniel Kellogg, Rockingham, 1822 - 1824; Isaac Fletcher, Lyndon, 1824 - 1825; Frederic W. Hopkins, Rutland, 1837 - 1852; Lewis S. Partridge, Norwich, 1853 - 1854; George Bradley Kellogg, Brattleboro, 1854 - 1859; H. Henry Baxter, Rutland, 1859 - 1861; Peter T. Washburn, Woodstock, 1861 - 1866; William Wells, Burlington, 1866 - 1872; James S. Peck, Montpelier, 1872 - 1881; Theodore S. Peck, Burlington, 1881 - 1900; William S. Gilmore, Fairlee, 1900 - 1910; Lee S. Tillotson, St. Albans, 1910 - 1917; Herbert T. Johnson, Bradford, 1917 - 1941; Murdock A. Campbell, Northfield, 1941 - 1955; Francis W. Billado, Burlington, 1955 - 13 September 1966; and Reginald M. Cram, South Burlington, 14 September - 4 December 1966 (acting) and 1 March 1967 - 1981.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Published Reports and Orders, 1863 - 1948.
    Series ID: PRA-433 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot. Access: Open
    Scope: Contains some annual and biennial reports of the Adjutant and Inspector General and Quartermaster General for the period 1862-1948. See finding aid for complete list (p. 19). Also includes copies of General Order No. 5 (1864) and General Order No. 12 (1865).
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Records of the Adjutant General and Inspector General.
    Series ID: PRA-364 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 282 microfilm reels. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of military records from the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Vermont Militia, the Civil War, the Vermont National Guard and the Spanish American War.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    Twenty-third Regiment, Second Brigade, Third Division records, 1838 - 1844.
    Series ID: MILI-003 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 microfilm reel. Access: Open
    Scope: This regiment drew its members from Thetford, Norwich, Hartford, Strafford, Sharon and Pomfret. The record book contains regimental returns (usually recorded at annual June Trainings); company returns (also usually recorded at annual June Trainings); quartermaster accounts; inventories of public property; records of organization; both general and special orders; warnings to muster, courts martial and election returns; printed forms; and rosters of officers and noncommissioned officers.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    World War I Historical Files, 1917 - 1926.
    Series ID: PRA-416 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot, 3 microfilm reels. Access: Open
    Scope: The series documents the 26th Division, American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Known as the "Yankee Division" because it was primarily comprised of units from New England, the 26th Division saw combat in the Chemin des Dames sector; La Reine and Boucq sectors; during the Aisne-Marne offensive; at the battle of St. Mihiel; and during the Meuse-Argonne offensive. The series contains speeches, correspondence, newsclippings, printed material, and unit histories documenting the entire 26th Division, and includes records specifically related to the 1st Infantry Regiment, Vermont National Guard.
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  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office.
    World War I Selective Service Records, 1917 - 1920.
    Series ID: PRA-417 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 3 cubic feet, 7 microfilm reels. Access: Open
    Scope: Correspondence, registers, bulletins, orders, and broadsides document the Selective Service System in Vermont from 1917 to 1920. The records of local Selective Service boards, 1917 - 1919, contain lists of men ordered to report to their local boards for military duty and transported to various mobilization camps; lists of men inducted (both voluntary enlistments and drafted men) and entrained; information on men with remediable defects; physical examination reports; town listings of men in service; discharge notices; and correspondence regarding credits, discharges, rejections and other Selective Service matters. These are arranged by local board, generally one for each county. Administrative and accounting records of Capt. Stephen Cushing, Disbursing Officer and Agent of the United States in Vermont, also record activities of the Selective Service System in the state. Correspondence between the Provost Marshal General's Office in Washington, D.C. and Capt. Cushing further document the program. The series also includes broadsides, including two recruiting posters urging voluntary induction, both undated, and a proclamation from President Woodrow Wilson regarding Selective Service registration, 31 August 1918.
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