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Oregon Military Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

General Orders

1855-1986
89A-012 - Box 178: 1855-1942; Volumes 179-190: 1891-1958
90A-023 - Box 17: 1917-1986
1 cubic foot
12 volumes
Arrangement: Chronological by year, thereunder numerical by order number

Series documents administrative directives issued to set department policies. Orders show order number, date, originating unit, adjutant general's signature, and text of order. Subjects include the formation and organization of military units, medal awards, musters, inspections, uniform regulations, creation of the Oregon State National Guard, Indian war maneuvers, and troop assignments.

See Indian War Calendar Records for additional general orders.

Note: A small number of mildewed records have been removed to box 237.

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