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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.720.05
From Archive Folder Orders for the Massachusetts militia 
Title Order to elect a new ensign sent to Thomas Oakes
Date 14 March 1814
Author Treadwell, John W. (1785-1857)  
Recipient Oakes, Thomas  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders Captain Oakes of the first regiment of Massachusetts militia to assemble the legal voters in his company and have them elect an ensign to replace the recently discharged Jm Peek. The United States was then engaged in The War of 1812.
Subjects War of 1812  Militia  Election  Military History  
People Treadwell, John White (1785-1857)  Oakes, Thomas (fl. 1814)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme War of 1812; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859