War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Introduction

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Union Letters, Orders, Reports Intro



Vol. 5 Introduction - Serial 126

These five volumes cover various domestic correspondence, orders, reports and other materials in the US. It mainly covers internal Army organization, and the orders needed to change peacetime laws to reflect wartime necessities, and also the different work done by the States and the Federal government.

This volume continues the Union reports, orders etc. from May 1, 1865 to the end of the demobilization period. It largely covers moving the troops back home, paying them off, and trying to re-structure the Army for a difficult peacetime.



Intro
Union Letters, Orders, Reports Intro