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Appointments (military records)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Pendleton Barbour Military Recommendation of William Brown

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00466
Scope and Contents Letter from P[hilip] P[endleton] Barbour to J.C. (John C.) Calhoun and Samuel L. Southard, Washington, [D.C.] recommending William H. Brown for a position as a midshipman or cadet's warrant.  September 29, 1823.

George K. Dakin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00243
Scope and Contents The papers of George K. Dakin concern his service in the Richmond, Virginia area during the Civil War. Dakin served in voluntary military service in the 1st New Hampshire Battery, from Manchester, New Hampshire, during the Civil War. The collection contains several Muster Rolls (in and out), certificates of promotions, official discharges, and a report written by Dakin's superior, F. M. Edgell, about certain operations of the 1st New Hampshire Battery.

Joel Holleman Letter to President Martin Van Buren

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00530
Scope and Contents Joel Holleman, Washington, to "Mr. President"  [Martin van Buren] recommending Holt Wilson for the position of purser in the U. S. Navy.  December 4, 1839.

Amos Koontz Papers I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 K83
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of certificates presented to Amos R. Koontz, M.D., by the army, together with his medals in a frame, and membership certificates in organizations. Included is a competition for designs for National Military Dress (1809); and shoemaker’s account books of Harden Keyser (1849-1861), one of which Mattie Keyser used as a scrapbook at a later period and in which she wrote autograph poems; a souvenir booklet of the Panama Pacific Exposition (1915); and genealogical...

Francis J. Mallory Letter to Abel P. Upshur

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00546
Scope and Contents Francis J. Mallory to Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy, where he recommends the son of a friend for a naval warrant.  October 7, 1841.

Alexander McRae Commission for Robert H. Warburton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00550
Scope and Contents Appointment, 1808 December 27, of Robert H. Warburton as Captain of the 68th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Division of the Virginia militia. Signed by Lt. Gov. Alexander McRae.

Hugh Nelson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00556
Scope and Contents Letter from Hugh Nelson, Chamber of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.,  to an unidentified recipient recommending his nephew Thomas N. Carter for admission to the United States Naval Service.   March 3, [ca. 1811-1823].

Joel Ward Military Appointment

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00994
Scope and Contents Appointment of Joel Ward as a Captain of a Troop of Cavalry in the Third Regiment and Third Division of the Militia in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Signed by William H. Cabell, Governor. September 6, 1806. "Berkeley" is noted on the bottom. On the reverse is written "Joel Ward was duly sworn to act under and did act under the within commission untill after the war with England declared by the US in the year 1812, ...year 1816 he resigned."

Waring Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W23
Scope and Contents Notes and accounts, 1776-1780 and n.d., concerning the service of Henry Waring, Thomas Waring and William Waring, brothers from Essex Co., Va. in the American Revolution. Includes payroll account for a detachment of the 7th Virginia Regiment; an inventory of the estate of Captain Henry Waring; enlistment record [during the American Revolution ?] giving men's names, heights, and complexion; commissions and allegiance oath of Henry Waring.