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Post No. Alt. No. Post Name City County Repository Location Collection Name Description of Item(s) Medium/Condition Informant Date Dept. Source
000   (Department) N/A N/A Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Department of Rhode Island Records.  Detailed inventory not available.  Inclusive dates 1890-1893, bulk dates same. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Collection totals 25 linear feet.  Sub Group 1:  1 volume, 0.25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI N/A
001   Prescott Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Inclusive dates 1867 to 1936, bulk dates 1867 to 1924(?).  Records for this Post found in Boxes 12, 14, 26.
Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet.  Sub Group 2:  19 bound volumes, 1 folder, 2.5 linear feet.  Accession No:  1937.14.1-19. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
001   Prescott Providence Providence Providence Public Library Rhode Island Collection.  150 Empire Street, Providence, RI  02903; phone 401-455-8000; email pplref@provlib.org; website www.provlib.org/ Call No. RIColl 869.151 G752c Charters, by-laws, and roster of Prescott Post, no.1 : Department of Rhode Island, G.A.R., Providence.  Published in Providence by Snow & Farnham Co., 1910. Bound volume Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2013 RI JH1
002   Stevens Newport Newport               RI DE1
002   Burnside Shannock Washington               RI JH1
003   Ballou Central Falls Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Roster and by-laws of Ballou Post, no.3, Department of Rhode Island, G.A.R. (Book published 1895, Central Falls, R.I.:  E. L. Freeman & Son, Printers). Bound volume, 16 p., 15 cm., call no. E462.1.R4 B19 Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
004 015 Babbitt Bristol Bristol               RI DE1
004   Arnold Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Boxes 1, 4, 6, 18, 26. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
005   Rawlins Ashaway Washington               RI DE1
005   Charles E. Lawton Newport Newport               RI JH1
006   Post No. 6 / Vincent Westerly Washington               RI DE1
006 007 Reno East Greenwich Kent Varnum Armory Museum  6 Main St., East Greenwich, RI  02818; phone 401-884-4110; email armory@varnumcontinentals.org; website www.varnumcontinentals.org/armory.htm   Roster book, April 6,1866;  Minute Book, 12 March 1906 - 28 April 1919; Minute Book, 12 Jan. 1891 - 22 Jan. 1906 & 1887-1890; Group of Reno Post #6 GAR membership applications, total 102 documents. By-Laws  of Reno Post #6, 2 copies;  History  of Slocum Post #10, 1894.  Documents in the process of being digitized by the SUVCW Dept. of Rhode Island. Original manuscripts and bound volumes . Henry Duquette, Dept. Archivist, SUVCW, Dept. of RI; John Adams Oct-2014 RI JH1
007 006 Reno East Greenwich Kent   [See Reno Post #6]           RI DE1
007   Sedgwick Peace Dale / Wakefield Washington Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 15. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
008 014 McGregor Phenix Kent               RI DE1
008   Farragut Riverside Providence               RI JH1
009   Smith Woonsocket Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 19. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
010   Slocum Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  One bound volume dated 1875.  Records for this Post found in Boxes 1, 6, 19, 26. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet.  Sub Group 6:  One bound volume, 0.25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
010   Slocum Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Bound Volumes:  Historical sketch, Slocum Post, no. 10, Department of Rhode Island, G.A.R.: chartered February 27th, 1868; illustrated (published 1894 by Slocum Post, Providence, R.I., 54 p., 21 cm, call no. E462.1 R4 S63).  Roster of Slocum Post, no.10, Department of Rhode Island, G.A.R. (published c1868, The Franklin Press, Providence, R.I., 31 p., 14 cm., call no. E462.1.R4 S64). Bound volumes in library collection. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
010   Slocum Providence Providence Varnum Armory Museum  6 Main St., East Greenwich, RI  02818; phone 401-884-4110; email armory@varnumcontinentals.org; website www.varnumcontinentals.org/armory.htm   History  of Slocum Post #10, 1894.  Documents in the process of being digitized by the SUVCW Dept. of Rhode Island.   Henry Duquette, Dept. Archivist, SUVCW, Dept. of RI; John Adams   RI JH1
011   Post No. 11 Quidnick Kent               RI DE1
011   Thomas Apponaug Kent               RI JH1
012   Rodman Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Personal War Sketches of Members, 1894.  Records for this Post found in Box 26. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet.  Sub Group 3:  1 bound volume, 0.25 linear feet.  Accession No:  1928.24. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
013   Ives Providence Providence               RI JH1
014   Sedgwick Natick Kent Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 4. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI DE1
014   Johnson Peace Dale Washington               RI DE1
014 008 McGregor Phenix Kent               RI JH1
015   Parker Slatersville Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Boxes 1, 4, 12. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI DE1
015 004 Babbit Bristol Bristol               RI JH1
016   Charles C. Baker Wickford Washington               RI JH1, LOC
017   Tower Pawtucket Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Two boxes of records (detailed inventory not available).  Records for this Post found in Boxes 2, 4-7, 10, 20-24. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet.  Sub Group 4 (2 boxes):  1 ringbound, 2 AB, hardbound.  Accession No. 1978.65.1.1. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
017   Tower Pawtucket Providence Providence Public Library 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI  02903; phone 401-455-8000; email pplref@provlib.org; website www.provlib.org/ Call No.  Fq869.151G752L Letter file, 1888 to 1890.   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2013 RI JH1
018   Budlong Westerly Washington Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 12. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
018   Budlong Westerly Washington Westerly Public Library Local History & Special Collections, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI 02891; phone 401-596-2877; email reference@westerlylibrary.org; website www.westerlylibrary.org/ Special Collections Post records and photograph of post members.  Detailed inventory not available. Original photograph, condition of other items not known. New England Civil War Musteum (Facebook) Nov-2013 RI JH1
019   James C. Nichols Rockland Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 6. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1, LOC
020   Bucklin East Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 19. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
021   GEN G. K. Waren Newport Newport Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 5. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
022   Lincoln Hope Valley Washington Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 1. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
023   Francis W. Goddard Ashton Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Boxes 1, 12, 14. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1, DE1
024   Richard F. Tobin Warren Bristol Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 2. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1
024   Richard F. Tobin Warren Bristol Unknown Whereabouts unknown.  Seller based in Manchester, CT Private collection Six original Civil War Veteran Grand Army of the Republic veteran applications for membership in Richard F Tobin Post 24, GAR, Warren, RI, incl  1) Charles F Dean, 19th Massachusetts,  2) George W Foster, USN Steamer Fah-Kee, 3) Joseph Seymour, DC Volunteers,  4) William G Thurber, 2nd Co, MVM,  5) Sgt George F Seymour, 2nd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, 6) Jeremiah Thurber, 3rd Massachusetts Infantry. Each application is 8 x 14", ptd/ink, sgd by the veteran, by the Post Adjutant & 3 other veterans and  lists the veteran's age, birthplace, residence. unit, rank, dates of service.  Offered for sale at an online auction (eBay item #380379010082, seller 99counties), auction active October 2011. Manuscripts, 6 original (auction images on file with National GAR Records Officer). Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Oct-2011 RI JH1
025   George H. Browne Providence Providence Rhode Island Historical Society The Research Library; 121 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906; phone: 401-273-8107; email reference@rihs.org; website www.rihs.org/ Grand Army of the Republic Records (Division of Rhode Island), Manuscript Collection MSS 448. Detailed inventory not available.  Records for this Post found in Box 1. Original bound volumes and manuscripts. Part of a collection that totals 25 linear feet. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 RI JH1, LOC, DE1
026   John A. Logan Ashaway Washington               RI JH1, KL
027   Charles E. Guild Pascoag / Harrisville Providence               RI JH1, KL, LOC
Sources (for Post name, number, and location data only):
JH1 = Jeff Henningfield, SUVCW Gov Isaac Stevens Camp-at-Large #1; GAR Post Project Chair, 2000
KL = Ken Lucier, Joel Abbott Camp No. 21, Rhode Island
DE1 = Dean Enderlin, SUVCW National GAR Records Officer, 2012, 2016
LOC = Library of Congress, 2012
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