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Grand Army of the Republic Stannard Post No. 2 records, 1868-1929.
Grand Army of the Republic. Stannard Post No. 2 (Burlington, Vt.)
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Vermont Historical Society Library  XMSC 25-26  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Corporate Author : Grand Army of the Republic. Stannard Post No. 2 (Burlington, Vt.)
Title : Grand Army of the Republic Stannard Post No. 2 records, 1868-1929.
Physical Description : 19 volumes.
Summary :

The collection consists of 19 record books relating to the operation of G.A.R. Stannard Post No. 12. It includes minute books covering the years 1868 to 1929 (XMSC 25:1-5, XMSC 26:9), revised rules and regulations, an account book, a property book, and a scrapbook. Of particular interest are the descriptive lists, 1868-1900, which contain information about the war service of members, the medical description list, which contains information about members' disabilities, and the register and final roll of deceased soldiers buried in Burlington, Vt. cemeteries. The collection also contains the black book, which lists applicants to the post who were rejected.

Biographical or historical data :

Stannard Post No. 2 was organized on July 20, 1868, shortly after the G.A.R. Department of Vermont was created. General W. W. Henry was elected post commander. The post was named after General George J. Stannard, a resident of Burlington, Vermont.

Corporate Subject : Grand Army of the Republic. Stannard Post No. 2 Burlington, Vt.
Subject Term : Veterans Societies, etc. Vermont.
Patriotic societies Vermont Burlington.
Geographic Term : Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Veterans.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Veterans.
Burlington (Vt.) History Sources.
Genre/Form : Minutes.
Account books.
Rosters.
Burial records.