Guide to Federal Records

Records of United States Army Overseas Operations and Commands, 1898-1942


(Record Group 395)
1870-1942 (bulk 1898-1942)
2,401 cu. ft.

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 395.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 395.2 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
  • 395.2.1 Records of U.S. Army corps
  • 395.2.2 Records of other units
  • 395.3 RECORDS OF U.S OPERATIONS DURING THE PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION 1898-1900 51 lin. ft.
  • 395.3.1 Records of the Department of the Pacific and 8th Army Corps
  • 395.3.2 Records of divisions
  • 395.4 RECORDS OF THE CHINA RELIEF EXPEDITION 1900-1 23 lin. ft.
  • 395.4.1 Records of headquarters
  • 395.4.2 Records of field organizations
  • 395.5 RECORDS OF THE ARMY OF CUBAN PACIFICATION 1905-9 515 lin. ft.
  • 395.5.1 Records of headquarters
  • 395.5.2 Records of staff officers
  • 395.5.3 Records of posts
  • 395.6 RECORDS OF THE U.S. EXPEDITIONARY FORCES, VERACRUZ, MEXICO 1914-15 8 lin. ft.
  • 395.7 RECORDS OF THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION TO MEXICO 1916-17 155 lin. ft.
  • 395.7.1 Records of headquarters
  • 395.7.2 Records of field commands
  • 395.8 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY TROOPS IN CHINA 1912-38 93 lin. ft.
  • 395.9 RECORDS OF THE AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES IN SIBERIA 1918-20 70 lin. ft.
  • 395.10 RECORDS OF THE U.S. LEGATION GUARDS, PEKING, CHINA 1901-5 1 lin. ft.
  • 395.11 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN CUBA 1895-1904 (bulk 1898-1903) 533 lin. ft.
  • 395.11.1 Records of the Division and Department of Cuba
  • 395.11.2 Records of departments
  • 395.11.3 Records of artillery defenses
  • 395.11.4 Records of districts
  • 395.11.5 Records of posts
  • 395.12 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN HAWAII 1907-42 51 lin. ft.
  • 395.12.1 Records of the Department of Hawaii (or Hawaii Department)
  • 395.12.2 Records of posts
  • 395.13 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN PANAMA 1915-40 49 lin. ft.
  • 395.13.1 Records of the Panama Canal Department
  • 395.13.2 Records of posts
  • 395.14 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN THE PHILIPPINES 1870-92, 1898-1941 (bulk 1899-1917) 4,010 lin. ft.
  • 395.14.1 Records of the Division of the Philippines (or Philippines Division)
  • 395.14.2 Records of departments
  • 395.14.3 Records of separate brigades
  • 395.14.4 Records of posts and U.S. forces
  • 395.14.5 Records of other units
  • 395.15 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN PUERTO RICO 1898-1942 49 lin. ft.
  • 395.15.1 Records of the Department and District of Puerto Rico
  • 395.15.2 Records of the Puerto Rican Provisional Regiment of Infantry
  • 395.15.3 Records of posts
  • 395.16 MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS 1898-1902 89 lin. ft.
  • 395.17 CARTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (GENERAL)
  • 395.18 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

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395.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Finding Aids: Violet Alexander, Patricia Andrews, Kathryn English, Elaine Everly, Alice Haynes, Willna Pacheli, Sarah Powell, Aloha South, and Florence Williams, comps., "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the U.S. Army Overseas Operations and Commands, 1898-1942," NM 94 (1971); reprinted in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records:

  • Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917, RG 94.
  • Records of the American Expeditionary Forces (World War I), RG 120. Records of the Office of Territories, RG 126.
  • Records of the Military Government of Cuba, RG 140.
  • Records of the Military Government of Veracruz, RG 141.
  • Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, RG 165.
  • Records of the Provisional Government of Cuba, RG 199.
  • Records of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, RG 350.
  • Records of U.S. Regular Army Mobile Units, 1821-1942, RG 391.
  • Records of U.S. Army Coast Artillery Districts and Defenses, 1901-1942, RG 392. Records of U.S. Army Continental Commands, 1821-1920, RG 393.
  • Records of U.S. Army Continental Commands, 1920-1942, RG 394.
  • Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917- , RG 407.

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395.2 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

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1898-99
494 lin. ft.

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395.2.1 Records of U.S. Army corps

Textual Records: Records of the 1st Army Corps, including letters sent and received, 1898-99, with indexes; registers of letters received, 1898; telegrams, 1898-99; orders and circulars, 1898- 99; registers of disability discharges for enlisted men and requests for furloughs, 1898-99; proceedings of boards of survey, 1898-99; records of the Chief Ordnance Officer, 1898; and records of the lst, 2d, and 3d Divisions and subordinate brigades, and miscellaneous units, 1898-99. Records of the 2d Army Corps, including letters sent and received, 1898-99, with indexes and registers; telegrams, 1898-99; orders, 1898-99; circulars, 1898- 99; reports, 1898; proceedings of boards of survey, 1898-99; records of the Inspector General, Mustering Officer, and Provost Marshal, 1898-99; and records of the lst, 2d, and 3d Divisions and subordinate brigades, and miscellaneous units, 1898-99. Records of the 3d Army Corps, including letters sent and received, 1898, with index; telegrams, 1898; orders and circulars, 1898; records of the Chief Quartermaster, 1898; and records of the 1st and 2d Divisions and subordinate brigades, 1898. Records of the 4th Army Corps, including letters and telegrams sent and received, 1898, with indexes and registers; circulars and memorandums, 1898; endorsements, 1898; orders, 1898; and records of the lst, 2d, and 3d Divisions and subordinate brigades, and miscellaneous units, 1898-99. Records of the 5th Army Corps, including letters and telegrams sent and received, 1898, with index and registers; communications received from generals and staff officers, 1898; orders and circulars, 1898; reports, 1898; proceedings of boards of survey, 1898; records of the Chief Quartermaster, 1898; and records of the lst, 2d, 3d, and Cavalry Divisions and subordinate brigades, and miscellaneous units, 1898. Records of the 6th Army Corps, consisting of register of letters received, 1898. Records of the 7th Army Corps, including letters and telegrams sent and received, 1898-99, with registers and indexes; orders, 1898-99; reports, 1898; rosters of commissioned officers, 1898; proceedings of boards of survey, 1898-99; records of the Provost Marshal General, Chief Surgeon, and other staff officers, 1898- 99; and records of the lst, 2d, and 3d Divisions and subordinate brigades, and miscellaneous units, 1898-99.

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395.2.2 Records of other units

Textual Records: Letters sent and received, telegrams, registers of letters received, orders, and other records of the Continental U.S. Forces at Camp Albert G. Forse, AL, 1898-99; Camp George H. Thomas, TN, 1898-99; New Orleans, LA, 1898; Savannah, GA, 1898- 99; Tampa, FL, 1898; and Camp Wikoff, NY, 1898. Records of the Provisional Division and U.S. Forces in Puerto Rico, 1898.

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395.3 RECORDS OF U.S OPERATIONS DURING THE PHILIPPINE
INSURRECTION
1898-1900
51 lin. ft.

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395.3.1 Records of the Department of the Pacific and 8th Army
Corps

Textual Records: Reports of expeditions, 1899-1900. Operations and casualties lists, 1899-1900, with index. Telegrams sent relating to casualties, 1899-1900. Register of letters and telegrams received, 1898. Orders and circulars, 1898-1900. Register of cases tried by general courts-martial, 1899.

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395.3.2 Records of divisions

Textual Records: Records of the 1st Division, including letters, telegrams, and endorsements sent and received, 1898-1900, with registers and indexes; orders, 1898-99; circulars, 1898-99; reports, 1898-1900; and records of the headquarters and Lake District, 1st Brigade, 1898-1900, 2d Brigade, 1898-1900, 3d Brigade, 1898-99, and Cavalry Brigade, 1899-1900. Records of the 2d Division, including letters, telegrams, and endorsements sent and received, 1898-1900, with indexes and registers; orders, 1898, with indexes; circulars, 1898-1900; reports, 1899; charges and specifications for cases tried by the Judge Advocate of the Summary Court, 1898-99; and records of the 1st Brigade, 1898- 1900. Records of the Independent Division, including letters sent and received, 1898, with indexes and registers; orders and circulars, 1898; and records of the Provisional Brigade, 1900.

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395.4 RECORDS OF THE CHINA RELIEF EXPEDITION
1900-1
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395.4.1 Records of headquarters

Textual Records: Letters sent, 1900-1, with indexes. Letters received, 1900-1, with registers and indexes. Telegrams and endorsements sent, 1900-1, with indexes. Telegrams and cablegrams received, 1900-1, with indexes. Orders, circulars, and memorandums, 1900-1. Reports, 1900-1, with index. Monthly reports, 1900-1. Letters sent and received, reports, orders, and other records of the Inspector General, 1900-1; Judge Advocate, 1900-1; and Quartermaster, 1900-1.

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395.4.2 Records of field organizations

Textual Records: Records of the 1st Brigade, including letters and endorsements sent, 1900, with register; letters received, 1900, with register; orders and circulars, 1900; and field returns, 1900. Records of the 2d Brigade, including letters sent and received, 1900, with registers and indexes; orders, 1900; and morning reports, field and post returns, and descriptive lists of various units, 1900. Records of Liscum Barracks, including letters sent and received, 1900-1, with register and indexes; telegrams received, 1900-1; orders and circulars, 1900-1; post and field returns, 1900-1; morning reports, 1900-1; and summary court proceedings, 1900-1. Records of Camp Reilly, including letters sent and received, 1900-1, with registers and indexes; orders, 1900-1; circulars and memorandums, 1900-1; and post and special field returns, 1900-1.

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395.5 RECORDS OF THE ARMY OF CUBAN PACIFICATION
1905-9
515 lin. ft.

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395.5.1 Records of headquarters

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1906-9, with record cards and indexes. Telegrams, 1906-9. Orders, 1906-9. Circulars, 1906-9. Post and field returns, 1906-8. Card register of enlisted men arriving and departing, 1906-9. Muster rolls, 1906-8. General correspondence of the field artillery forces, 1906; and of the base of operations, Newport News, VA, 1906.

Maps (235 items): Prepared by the Army of Cuban Pacification, including surveys of Cuba and military posts, 1906-9. SEE ALSO 395.17.

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395.5.2 Records of staff officers

Textual Records: Letters and endorsements of the Chief Commissary, 1906-7. Records of the Chief Engineer, including letters sent and received, 1907, with indexes. Correspondence of the engineer officer in charge of road construction, 1907-9, with index. Records relating to the Pinar Del Rio-Vinales Road, including letters sent and received by the engineer, 1907-8, with register; weekly reports of operations, 1907-8; accounting books, 1907-8; and profiles, n.d. Records of the Inspector General, including correspondence and reports, 1906-9; and register of relative efficiency reports, 1907-9. Records of the Judge Advocate, including general court-martial cases, 1906-9, with index; and summary court cases, 1906-9. Records of the Military Intelligence Officer, including general correspondence, 1906-9, with index; correspondence relating to railroads, 1906-9, with record cards; biographical sketches of prominent persons, 1906-9; card list and register of "towns, villages, and sitios," 1906-9; and reports on conditions in Cuba, 1907-9. General correspondence of the Provost Marshal, 1906-7. Records of the Quartermaster, including general correspondence, 1906-9, with record cards and indexes; records relating to insular affairs, 1906-9, transportation, 1907-9, and the evacuation of Cuba, 1908-9; U.S. Army transport passenger lists, 1906-9; telegrams and cablegrams sent and received, 1906-9; contracts for leases on buildings, 1907-9; and miscellaneous records, 1907-9. Record cards for the general correspondence of the Surgeon, 1906-9, with index.

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395.5.3 Records of posts

Textual Records: Correspondence, reports, orders, registers, and other records of the following posts: Caibarien, 1906-9; Camp Camaguey, 1907-9; Camp Columbia, 1906-9; Prison Officer, 1906-9; Casual Detachment, 1906-9; Cardenas, 1906-9; Ciego de Avila, 1905-8; Cienfuegos, 1906-9; Constancia, 1907-9; Quartermaster, 1906-9; Guanajay, 1906-8; Guines, 1906-8; Havana, 1906-9; Matanzas, 1906-8; Pinar del Rio, 1906-9; Placetas, 1906-9; Sagua La Grande, 1906-9; Santa Clara, 1906-8; Santiago, 1906-9; and Soledad, 1907-9.

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395.6 RECORDS OF THE U.S. EXPEDITIONARY FORCES, VERACRUZ, MEXICO
1914-15
8 lin. ft.

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1914-15, with record cards and name index. Cablegrams, 1914. Telegrams, 1914. Memorandums, 1914. Orders, 1914, with indexes. Reports of summary court trials, 1914-15. Correspondence, reports, orders, and other records of the Quartermaster, 1914.

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395.7 RECORDS OF THE PUNITIVE EXPEDITION TO MEXICO
1916-17
155 lin. ft.

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395.7.1 Records of headquarters

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1916-17, with record cards and indexes. Telegrams, 1916-17. Orders, 1916-17, with indexes. Reports, 1916. War diaries, 1916-17. Records relating to the Carrizal encounter, 1916-17; and to training and maneuvers, 1916. Unidentified correspondence registers, 1916-17. General correspondence, notebooks, scrapbooks, military census reports, and other records of staff officers, 1916-17.

Maps (40 items): Campsites and roads in the border area of Texas, 1916. SEE ALSO 395.17.

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395.7.2 Records of field commands

Textual Records: Correspondence, telegrams, and other records of communication stations in Columbus, NM, and stations in Mexico, 1916-17.

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395.8 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY TROOPS IN CHINA
1912-38
93 lin. ft.

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1925-38. Radiograms, 1923-38. Orders, 1914-38. Circulars, 1923-24. Memorandums, 1917- 38. Issuances, 1920-28. Correspondence, reports, and other records of staff officers, 1913-38; and other commands, 1912-38.

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395.9 RECORDS OF THE AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES IN SIBERIA
1918-20
70 lin. ft.

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1918-20. Cablegrams, telegrams, and radiograms, 1918-20. Orders, 1918-20. Memorandums, 1918-20. Reports, studies, monographs, and other records ("Historical File"), 1918-20. General correspondence of the Intelligence Officer, 1918-20, with index. General correspondence, reports, memorandums, orders, and other records of the Chief Surgeon, 1918-20. Correspondence, orders, memorandums, and miscellaneous records of other commands, 1918- 20.

Microfilm Publications: M917.

Photographic Prints (655 images): Pictorial history of the American expedition in Siberia, ca. 1918-19 (SE). SEE ALSO 395.18.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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395.10 RECORDS OF THE U.S. LEGATION GUARDS, PEKING, CHINA
1901-5
1 lin. ft.

Textual Records: Letters and endorsement sent, 1903-5. Letters received, 1901-2. Orders, 1901-5. Abstracts of summary court cases, 1903-5.

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395.11 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN CUBA
1895-1904 (bulk 1898-1903)
533 lin. ft.

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395.11.1 Records of the Division and Department of Cuba

Textual Records: Letters sent, 1899-1902, with indexes. Letters and telegrams received, 1899-1902, with abstracts. Orders and circulars, 1899-1902. Returns, 1898-99. Letters sent and received, telegrams, reports, and other records of the Chief Quartermaster, 1898-1903; and other staff officers, 1898-1902. Records of the Transportation Department, including letters sent and received, 1900-2, with indexes and registers; telegrams, 1900-2; and records relating to army transports, 1899-1902.

Maps (25 items): Military forces near Santiago, Morro Castle vicinity, and military reservations, 1898-1902. SEE ALSO 395.17.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (21 items): Artillery batteries, and steamboats built at the U.S. Arsenal in Havana, 1900-1. SEE ALSO 395.17.

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395.11.2 Records of departments

Textual Records: Letters sent and received, telegrams, reports, orders, registers, indexes, records of staff officers, and other records of the Departments of Havana, 1899-1900; Matanzas and Santa Clara, 1898-1900; Pinar del Rio, 1899; Province of Havana and Pinar del Rio, 1899-1900; Puerto Principe, 1898-1901; Santa Clara, 1899; and Santiago and Puerto Principe, 1899-1900.

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395.11.3 Records of artillery defenses

Textual Records: Letters and telegrams sent, 1899-1903, with indexes. Letters received, 1900-3, with register, 1899-1903. Orders and circulars, 1899-1903. Descriptive book of noncommissioned officers, 1901-3. Registers of charges and specifications for cases tried by the Judge Advocate of the Summary Court, 1898-1903. Letters and telegrams sent and received by the Quartermaster, 1899-1903, with registers. Letters sent and received, registers of court cases, and other records of the Santa Clara Battery, 1898-1903; and Pirotecnia Militar, 1899- 1901.

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395.11.4 Records of districts

Textual Records: Letters sent and received, telegrams, orders, endorsements, indexes, and other records of the Districts of Guantanamo, 1898-1901; Holguin, 1899-1900; Matanzas, 1899; Mayari, 1898-1901; and Trinidad, 1898-1900.

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395.11.5 Records of posts

Textual Records: Letters sent and received, telegrams, orders, endorsements, indexes, and other records of the following posts: Baracoa, 1898-1902; Bayamo, 1899-1901; Cabana Barracks, 1899- 1904; Caibarien Barracks, 1899-1900; Ciego de Avila, 1899-1901; Cienfuegos, 1899-1902; Columbia Barracks, 1898-1902; El Caney, 1899-1900; Gibara, 1899-1900; Guanajay Barracks, 1898-1900; Guantanamo, 1895-1902; Hamilton Barracks, 1898-1902; Havana, 1898-1902; Holguin, 1899-1902; La Popa Barracks, 1899-1900; Camp Maceo, Las Minas, 1898; Camp R.S. MacKenzie, near Puerto Principe, 1898-1902; Manzanillo, 1899-1902; Mariano Clothing Depot, 1898-1902; Matanzas, 1898-1903; Mayari Barracks, 1899- 1900; Morro Castle, Santiago, 1898-1904; Nuevitas, 1898-1902; Palma Soriano, 1899-1900; Piner del Rio Barracks, 1898-1900; Placetas Barracks, 1899-1900; Ronnell Barracks, 1899-1903; Sagua Barracks, 1899-1900; Sancti Spiritus, 1898-1900; San Luis, 1898- 1902; Fort San Severino, 1899-1901; Santa Clara, 1898-1900; Santiago, 1898-1904; Triscornia, 1899-1902; Tunas, 1900; and Vedado, 1898-99.

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395.12 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN HAWAII
1907-42
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395.12.1 Records of the Department of Hawaii (or Hawaii
Department)

Textual Records: General, special, and general court-martial orders, 1910-17. General orders issued by the Hawaii National Guard, 1907-16. General correspondence, 1913-39. Orders, 1918-39. Memorandums, 1925-40. Reports, 1917-39. Correspondence, reports, and other records of the Air Officer, 1921-42; Quartermaster, 1920-31; and Surgeon, 1914-39.

Finding Aids: Record copies of publications of the Hawaii Department in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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395.12.2 Records of posts

Textual Records: Reports, orders, correspondence, memorandums, and other records of the following posts: Fort Kamehameha, 1928- 41; Kilauea Military Camp, 1937-38; Schofield Barracks, 1912-41; and Fort Shafter, 1937-41, including medical histories of patients ("Clinical Records") at the U.S. military hospital, Fort Shafter, 1908-12.

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395.13 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN PANAMA
1915-40
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395.13.1 Records of the Panama Canal Department

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1917-39. Reports, 1932- 37. Orders, bulletins, and circulars, 1918-39. Returns of medical officers serving in the Panama Canal Department, 1917-26. General correspondence of the engineer, 1916-39.

Maps (8 items): Military survey of Panama, including index maps, 1918-40. SEE ALSO 395.17.

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395.13.2 Records of posts

Textual Records: General correspondence and orders of the following posts: Fort Amador, 1924-32; Corozal, 1917-39; Fort Delesseps, 1919-39; Camp Gaillard, 1915-27; Fort Randolph, 1932- 39; and Fort William D. Davis, 1933-39.

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395.14 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN THE PHILIPPINES
1870-92, 1898-1941 (bulk 1899-1917)
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395.14.1 Records of the Division of the Philippines (or
Philippines Division)

Textual Records: Letters sent and received, 1900-3. Orders, 1900- 20. Muster rolls, 1898-1913. Post, field, and organizational returns, 1899-1912. Reports and lists of casualties, 1899-1913. Miscellaneous records, 1900-11. Records of the Quartermaster, including letters and reports sent, 1903; registers of civilian employees, 1899-1906; reports, 1901-3; orders and circulars, 1901-3; and descriptive lists of native prisoners, 1900-2. Returns of medical officers of the Philippine Department, 1917- 27.

Maps (538 items): Luzon, Negros, Samar, Leyte, Jolo, Mindanao, other islands and provinces, Manila city and harbor, and other towns, compiled by U.S. troop commands, and showing roads, trails, encampments, and routes of marches by U.S. troops, 1898- 1913 (206 items). Manuscript maps by Spanish troops, showing routes ("itinerarios"), 1870-92 (321 items). Guam, China, Indochina, Luzon and Davao Provinces, defenses on Corregidor Island, and locations of Japanese and Chinese forces, produced by the successor Department of the Philippines, 1915-39 (11 items). SEE ALSO 395.17.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (16 items): Commanding General's quarters, 1910 (2 items). Fort Stotsenberg post exchange building, 1911 (12 items). Target range, Camp Wilhelm, Tayabas, n.d. (2 items). SEE ALSO 395.17.

Photographic Prints (150 images): Snapshots taken in the Philippines, ca. 1900 (PI). SEE ALSO 395.18.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Philippines Division in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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395.14.2 Records of departments

Textual Records: Records of the Department of Mindanao and Jolo, including general correspondence, 1900-14, with records cards and index; telegrams, 1902; card register of routine reports received from posts, 1904-5; proceedings of a board of officers, 1902; orders and circulars, 1901-14; and records of the 3d and 4th districts, 1900-1. Records of the Department of Northern Luzon, including letters sent, 1900-1, with indexes; general correspondence, 1900-1, with registers and indexes; telegrams, 1900-2; orders, 1901; and records of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, and 6th districts, 1898-1902. Records of the Department of Southern Luzon, including general correspondence, 1900-1, with registers and indexes; telegrams, 1900-1; orders and circulars, 1900-1; reports, 1900-1; post and strength returns, 1900-1; and records of the 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th districts, 1899-1905. Records of the Department of Luzon, including general correspondence, 1902-14, with record cards, registers, and indexes; orders, 1902- 13; reports, 1900-12; war diaries and field inspection reports, 1912-13; roster of officers, 1901-9; station lists, 1904-5; and officers' record cards, 1902-7. Records of the Department of Visayas, including letters sent and received, 1898-1901, with registers and indexes; general correspondence, 1900-12, with record cards and indexes; telegrams, 1899-1903; orders and circulars, 1900-11; reports, 1899-1901; oaths of allegiance, 1900-1; descriptive books, cards, and lists, 1899-1911; proceedings of a board of survey, 1899-1900; records of staff officers, 1899-1911; letters sent and telegrams of the field headquarters, 1901; general correspondence and telegrams of the headquarters detachment, 1903-11; records of the Surigao Expedition, including letters and telegrams sent and received, 1903; records of the 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th districts, 1899-1902; records of the 1st district of the Island of Leyte, 1906-7; and records of headquarters and lst and 2d districts of the Island of Samar, 1905-7. Records of the Department of North Philippines, including general correspondence, 1901-2, with record cards, registers, and indexes; telegrams, 1902; and orders, 1901-2. Records of the Department of South Philippines, including letters sent, 1901-2; general correspondence, 1901-2, with registers and indexes; telegrams, 1901-2; orders and circulars, 1901-2; and descriptive books, 1902.

Maps (25 items): Railroad camp near Camp Keithley, Department of Mindanao, 1907. SEE ALSO 395.17.

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395.14.3 Records of separate brigades

Textual Records: Records of the 2d Separate Brigade, including letters, telegrams, and endorsements sent, 1901-3, with indexes; letters received, 1901-3, with registers; telegrams, 1901-3; orders and circulars, 1901-3; station lists, orders, and strength reports, 1902; docket books of cases tried, 1901-2; records of the quartermaster, 1901-3; and reports relating to civilian employees, 1901-3. Records of the 4th Separate Brigade, including letters and telegrams sent, 1901-2, with indexes; letters received, 1901-2, with registers and indexes; telegrams received, 1901-2; orders, 1901-2; rosters of troops, 1901-2; reports, 1901- 2; and records of the Quartermaster, 1901-4.

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395.14.4 Records of posts and U.S. forces

Textual Records: Correspondence, letters received and sent, telegrams, orders, registers, indexes, and other records of posts and U.S. forces, including: Aparri, 1899-1908; Augur Barracks, 1900-17; Bacolod, 1899-1903; Bacolor, 1900-2; Baliuag, 1899-1905; Bangued, 1899-1902; Bay, 1900-2; Binangonan, 1902-6; Borongan, 1905-7; Bumpus, 1906-7; Calamba, 1900-6; Calapan, 1901-8; Caloocan, 1900-5; Capiz, 1900-3; Catbalogan, 1900-7; Camp Connell, 1899-1914; Cotabato, 1899-1913; Daet, 1901-7; Dagupan, 1900-3; Downes, 1901-13; Echaque, 1900-3; Camp Gregg, 1900-16; Camp Hayt, 1901-10; Ilagan, 1899-1903; Iligan (or Yligan), 1900- 4; Camp John Hay, 1906-41; Camp Jossman, 1902-12; Camp Keithley, 1903-17; Laoag, 1899-1902; Lingayen, 1900-3; Lipa, 1900-5; Lucban, 1900-2; Ludlow Barracks, 1900-17; Camp McGrath, 1900-19; Malahi (Malagi) Island Military Prison and Post, 1902-6; Malate Barracks, 1899-1905; Manila Post and lst Brigade, 1899-1905; Fort Mills, 1918-21; Nueva Caceres, 1900-5; Camp Overton, 1900-18; Pasay Garrison, 1900-5; Regan Barracks, 1900-17; San Fernando, 1899-1902; San Francisco de Malabon, 1900-4; San Isidro, 1899- 1908; Fort San Pedro, 1899-1917; Santa Mesa Garrison, 1902-5; Sorsogon, 1900-4; Taal, 1900-3; Post of Tagbilaran, 1900-2; Camp Tomas Claudio, 1918-19; Torrey Barracks, 1900-13; Post of Tuguerarao, 1900-3; Vigan, 1899-1903; Camp Wallace (San Fernando), 1900-12; Camp Ward Cheney, 1900-14; Warwick Barracks, 1899-1917; and Camp Wilhelm, 1900-12.

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395.14.5 Records of other units

Textual Records: Letters and telegrams sent and received, general correspondence, and other records of U.S. gunboats Charleston, 1900-2; Florida Blanca, 1900-1; Laguna de Bay, 1899-1901; and Napindan, 1900-2. Letters sent, registers of letters received, issuances, and other records of the 1st and 11th Companies, Leyte Scouts, 1900-2; Macabebe Scouts, 1901; Panay Scouts, 1901; and Headquarters Battalion, Philippine Cavalry, 1899-1901.

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395.15 RECORDS OF U.S. ARMY COMMANDS IN PUERTO RICO
1898-1942
49 lin. ft.

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395.15.1 Records of the Department and District of Puerto Rico

Textual Records: Letters and telegrams sent, 1899. Letters received, 1898-1902. Registers of reports received, 1901-4. Orders, 1898-1905. Monthly returns, 1898-1903. Letters and endorsements sent by the Ordnance Officer, 1899-1900, with indexes and registers, 1898-1901. Miscellaneous reports, 1898. Memorandums, bulletins, and orders of the Department of Puerto Rico, 1939. Correspondence relating to military installations in the Department and District of Puerto Rico, 1898-1927.

Maps (29 items): Parts of Puerto Rico, St. Thomas (Virgin Islands), and Antigua Island, ca. 1935-42. SEE ALSO 395.17.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Department of Puerto Rico in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

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395.15.2 Records of the Puerto Rican Provisional Regiment of
Infantry

Textual Records: Letters and telegrams sent, 1901-6. Registers of letters received and endorsements sent, 1901-6. Orders, 1901-6. Register of officers showing dates of appointment, 1901-9. Muster roll, 1908.

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395.15.3 Records of posts

Textual Records: General correspondence, orders, and other records of the following posts: Camp Buchanan, 1918-40; Henry Barracks, 1930-34; Camp Las Casas, 1918-19; and San Juan, 1923- 39. Orders of the U.S. troops, 1928-38.

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395.16 MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
1898-1902
89 lin. ft.

Textual Records: Personal reports and individual papers, 1898- 1902. Name files and indexes, 1898-1902. Correspondence, orders, and other records relating to volunteer units during the Spanish- American War and the Philippine Insurrection, 1898-99. Compilations of general and special orders, 1898-99.

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395.17 CARTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (GENERAL)

SEE Maps UNDER 395.5.1, 395.7.1, 395.11.1, 395.13.1, 395.14.1, 395.14.2, and 395.15.1. SEE Architectural and Engineering Plans UNDER 395.11.1 and 395.14.1.

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395.18 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

SEE Photographic Prints UNDER 395.9 and 395.14.1.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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