Author: Maryland War Bounty, 1816-1872
Title: Records Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Military and other records, chiefly of Maryland blacks who enlisted in the U.S. Army and Navy during the War of 1812 and Civil War, and of nonresidents who enlisted in Maryland. Includes discharge records, pension claims, bounty drafts, proofs of identity, letters from survivors, death certificates, manumission records, wills, indentures, and treasury notes. Gift of Richard Hale, 1969.
Subjects: Blacks; Maryland Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Civil War Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; War of 1812 Blacks; Medical affairs; Naval service Bounties; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865; Maryland Bounties, Military; War of 1812; Maryland Civil War; Blacks; Troops Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty Records Freedmen Maryland; Civil War; Black troops Maryland; History; War Bounty Records Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission; Revolution Maryland; War of 1812; Black troops Pensions; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865 Pensions; Military; War of 1812 Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission; Maryland Slavery in the United States; Emancipation United States; Navy; Blacks War of 1812; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty Records War of 1812; Soldiers; Blacks
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.75 Control No.: MS 83.1246
Staff, MSRC, "MARYLAND WAR BOUNTY" (2015). Manuscript Division. 130.