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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.242
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865-1929 
Title Claims of the state of Nevada for money spent during the Civil War
Date 14 May 1888
Author Stewart, William Morris (1827-1909)  
Document Type Pamphlet; Military document; Government document; Correspondence
Content Description Report submitted by William Stewart, Senator from Nevada and a member of the Committee on Military Affairs, to the Senate as a whole. Requests repayment of money spent during the Civil War by the territorial government of Nevada. Says most of the money was spent on troops to protect the route between Salt Lake City and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Indian raids and the suspect loyalty of the Mormons necessitated the mustering of the militia. Consists of various correspondence pertaining to the claims as well as various charts and tabulations of money spent in the 1860s. Dated from the date the report was ordered to be printed. Pages seems to have been pulled from a larger book.
Subjects Civil War  American Indian History  Mormon  Religion  Military History  Government and Civics  Congress  Union Forces  Militia  Finance  Economics  
People Stewart, William Morris (1827-1909)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Banking & Economics; Government & Politics; Religion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Pacific Coast Theater