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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.720.07
From Archive Folder Orders for the Massachusetts militia 
Title Orders to perform guard duty sent to Thomas Oakes
Date 26 June 1814
Author Derby, Samuel G. (1767-1843)  
Recipient Oakes, Thomas  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders Captain Oakes of the first regiment of Massachusetts militia to "visit the Guard of Sentinels at Hospital point & elsewhere to night as Guard Rounds." The United States was then engaged in The War of 1812. Derby was a brigadier general.
Subjects War of 1812  Military History  Militia  
People Derby, Samuel Gardner (1767-1843)  Oakes, Thomas (fl. 1814)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859