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Andrews, Patricia, comp. Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Provost Marshall General's Bureau S(Civil War) (Record Group 110). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. (various).
CD 3026 .N6 no.
The Provost Marshall's Office was established by Congress in 1863 and abolished in 1866. Besides the central office, state offices were established for each state, and district offices for each Congressional district. They were responsible for drafting men into the armed forces and for detecting and arresting deserters. Therefore, the records are described in several volumes as follows: No. 65: records of Central Office, office subdivisions, & Mustering & Disbursement Office; No. 67: New England; No.71: NY; No. 73: NJ & PA; No. 76: Del, MD, DC, WV, KY, MO; No. 80: OH & Ind; No. 82: IL, Mich, Wisc, IO; No. 83: KS, Neb, Col. Dakotas, Minn, CA, OR, Nev, Wash, Ark & Tenn.

Andrews, Patricia, comp. Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Office of the Commissary General of Prisoners (Record Group 249). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1966.
CD 3026 .N6 no.68.
This office was responsible for supervision of Confederate POWs and political prisoners in Federal prisons, for correspondence and other matters relating to Federal POWs in the South, for paroled Federal POWs, and for some material relating to the exchange of Confederate and Federal POWs. No index.

Bethel, Elizabeth, comp. Preliminary Inventory of the War Department Collection of Confederate Records (Record Group 109). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, General Services Administration, 1957.
CD 3026. A32 no.101
Series description of records in the War Department collection. No index.

Bethel, Elizabeth and Scott, Craig R. Preliminary inventory of the War Department collection of Confederate records (Record Group 109). Washington, D.C. : National Archives and Records Administration, 1994.
CD 3026 .A3 no.101 1994

Ryan, Carmelita S., comp. Preliminary Inventory of the Treasury Department Collection of Confederate Records (Record Group 365). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1967.
CD 3026 .A32 no.169
Series description for various records captured and purchased after the Civil War that are now in the Treasury Department collection, including the records of the Confederate Treasury Department, the Confederate State Department, the Trans- Mississippi cotton bureaus, etc.

United States. National Archives and Records Service. Preliminary inventory of records relating to Civil War claims: United States and Great Britain : (Record group 76). Washington : National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1962.
CD 3026 .A32 no.135

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