Oregon Military Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Special Orders

89A-012 - Boxes 191-192: 1848, 1855-1856, 1862-1958; Volumes 193-231: 1893-1958;
90A-023 - Boxes 32-35: 1918-1976
5.25 cubic feet
39 volumes
Arrangement: Chronological by year, thereunder numerical by order number

Series documents administrative directives which prescribe personnel actions for specific members of the Military Department. Orders show order number, date, and action prescribed by order. Actions include transfers, discharges, assignments, appointments of officers, travel authorizations, and promotions.

See Indian War Calendar Records for additional special orders.

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