Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Records Program - MARYLAND Corrections? Additions? Click here! 10/20/22
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       All of the records of the Department of Maryland were lost when the headquarters were destroyed in the Great Baltimore Fire of February 1904.  The records for four other GAR Posts that were based in Baltimore were also lost in the Great Fire.   Dean Enderlin, SUVCW May-2016 MD N/A
000   (Department) N/A N/A Maryland Historical Society H. Furlong Baldwin Library Main Reading Room, 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, MD  21201-4674; phone 410-685-3750; email; website PAM 5067; PAM 5792 Roster of the Department of Maryland, 1904, 1916. Pamphlets Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2014 MD N/A
001   Post No. 1 / Wilson Baltimore --- Maryland Historical Society H. Furlong Baldwin Library Main Reading Room, 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, MD  21201-4674; phone 410-685-3750; email; website PAM 3892 By-laws and rules of order, 1878. Pamphlet Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2014 MD JH1
002   Post No. 2 / Goldsborough / GEN John F. Reynolds Frederick Frederick See Description (not applicable)   Records for the Post were not kept between 1869 and 1874 (Source: Hstory of Frederick County, MD, 1910) (not applicable) Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2014 MD JH1, DE1
002   Post No. 2 / Goldsborough / GEN John F. Reynolds Frederick Frederick Historical Society of Frederick County Archives Room, Frederick County Heritage Preservation Center, 24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701; phone 301-663-1188; website MS1134 Two ledgers involving the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR). Volume one include General Orders from the Headquarters of the Second Brigade, Stahel's Cavalry Brigade. It also includes minutes from the GAR. Volume two are the records of General John F. Reynolds, Post No. 2 GAR, Dept. of MD.  There are also two folders of miscellaneous scrap papers that were in the front of the ledgers.  An online finding aid is available.  NOTE (from Larry Moore):  This is one volume book that starts at the Civil War and continues into the 1880's.  The minutes book has plenty of information along with a treasurer report, secretary report, order of grave stones.  There is no index to this book, it does contain a membership list. 0.615 Cubic Feet (One flat box and one thin manuscript box) Larry Moore (online form submission) Aug-2016 MD JH1, DE1
003   Post No. 3 Hagerstown Washington               MD DE1
003   Dushane Baltimore ---               MD JH1
004   Post No. 4 Baltimore --- Maryland Historical Society H. Furlong Baldwin Library Special Collections Reading Room, 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, MD  21201-4674; phone 410-685-3750; email; website Oversized Vertical File Post Charter, dated 5 Feb. 1867. Manuscript, fair condition. 12-in. by 17-in. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2014 MD DE1
004   Reno Hagerstown Washington U.S. Army War College U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center; 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021; phone 717-245-3949; email; website Archives ARCH COLL By-laws and rules of order (1894); muster roll of membership of G.A.R. Reno Post No. 4, Hagerstown, Md. and lease for Old Town Hall (1905). Book on rituals of the G.A.R. (1900) and one on services used for honoring members (1892). Roster of G.A.R. Dept. of Maryland membership (1899) and report on Battle of Gettysburg Commission 50th anniversary activities (1913). 1 box of materials. Glenn Knight, Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Feb-2012 MD JH1
005   Post No. 5 Baltimore ---               MD DE1
005   Tyler Cumberland Allegany               MD JH1
006   Post No. 6. Annapolis Anne Arundel               MD DE1
006   Custer Baltimore ---               MD JH1
007   Post No. 7 Baltimore ---               MD DE1
007   Lincoln Baltimore ---               MD JH1
008   Post No. 8 Baltimore ---               MD DE1
008   Denison Woodberry (Baltimore) ---               MD JH1
009   Post No. 9 Baltimore ---               MD DE1
009   Wingate North East Cecil               MD JH1
010   Post No. 10 Cumberland Allegany               MD DE1
010   U. S. Grant Elkton Cecil               MD JH1
011   Post No. 11 Westminster Carroll               MD DE1
011   Creswell Elkton Cecil               MD DE1
011   Henry Howard Baltimore ---               MD DE1
011   Sherman Friendsville Garrett               MD JH1
012   Post No. 12 Towsontown (Baltimore) ---               MD DE1
012   Wallace                   MD DE1
012   Sheridan Annapolis Anne Arundel               MD JH1
012   Willman Mechanicstown (Thurmont) Frederick               MD MD1, DE1
013   Post No. 13 Ellicott Howard               MD DE1
013   Burns Westminster Carroll               MD JH1
014   Post No. 14 Elkton Cecil               MD DE1
014   Antietam Sharpsburg Washington               MD JH1
015   Beattie Pylesville / Street Harford               MD JH1, DE1
016   Guy Baltimore ---               MD JH1
017   Pickett Winfield Carroll Historical Society of Carroll County 210 East Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157; phone 410-848-6494, ext. 204; website   A 42-star flag, "roster, record, and picture of Pickett's Post" were given to the Historical Society of Carroll County by Mrs. Laura V. Kennell, whose husband was a member of the Post (Source:  The Evening Sun newspaper, Hanover, PA, 6 Sept. 1973). Unknown Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Jun-2017 MD JH1
018   Garfield Rising Sun Cecil               MD JH1
019   Ellsworth Baltimore ---               MD JH1
020   McPherson Lonaconing Allegany               MD JH1
021   Thoburn Frostburg Allegany               MD JH1
022   Burnside Baltimore ---               MD JH1
023   A. D. Reynolds Ellicott City Howard               MD DE1
023   Logan Baltimore ---               MD JH1
024   Hicks Easton Talbot               MD JH1
025   Charles Sumner Chestertown Kent               MD JH1
026   John Brown Cambridge Dorchester               MD JH1
027   Meade Annapolis Anne Arundel               MD JH1
028   ADM John Rodgers Havre-de-Grace Harford               MD JH1
029   G. K. Warren Waverly (Baltimore) ---               MD DE1
029   William H. Emory Baltimore ---               MD JH1
030   Joseph T. Brown Cherry Hill Cecil               MD DE1
030   Frank Thomas Altamont Garrett               MD JH1
031   Lyon Hagerstown Washington               MD JH1
032   David Orr Port Deposit Cecil               MD JH1
033   King Baltimore ---               MD JH1
034   Kilpatrick Frederick Frederick               MD JH1
035   Crook Oakland Garrett               MD JH1
036   Farragut Baltimore ---               MD DE1
036   Shiloh Pocomoke Worcester               MD JH1
037   Foster Hancock Washington               MD DE1
038   Miller Taneytown Carroll               MD MD2
039   Gosnell Glyndon Baltimore               MD JH1
040   Thaddeus Stevens New Windsor Carroll               MD JH1
041   Arthur Emmitsburg Frederick               MD JH1
042   Hall Barton Allegany               MD JH1
043   A. C. Spicer Eklo Baltimore               MD JH1
044   A. W. Dodge Baltimore ---               MD JH1
045   G. K. Warren Hyattsville Prince George's               MD JH1, DE1
046   Baltimore / Veteran Baltimore ---               MD JH1, DE1
047   Ayres Laurel Prince George's               MD JH1
048   Hartranft Sparrows Point Baltimore               MD JH1
049   Wann Forest Hill Harford               MD JH1
050   COL S. A. Graham Salisbury Wicomico               MD JH1
051   John Meade Berlin Worcester               MD JH1
052   ADM Farragut Baltimore ---               MD JH1
053   William H. Watkins Federalsburg Caroline               MD JH1, DE1
054   New Shining Light Tyaskin Wicomico               MD JH1
055   F. C. Choate Ridge St. Mary's               MD JH1
056   T. H. Goldsborough Centreville Queen Anne's               MD LOC
057   Hancock Hancock Washington               MD LOC
058   John R. Kenly Crisfield Somerset               MD LOC
059   Blaine Quantico Wicomico               MD LOC
060   GEN B. F. Butler Princess Anne Somerset               MD LOC
061   CPL Joe Johnson Tunis Mills Talbot               MD LOC
062   Levin W. Morris Salisbury Wicomico               MD LOC
063   Graper Fishing Point Talbot               MD LOC
064   Ames Millington Kent / Queen Anne's               MD LOC
065   Switzer Creek Piney Grove Allegany               MD LOC
066   George B. Creamer Galena Kent               MD LOC
067   Independence Gaithersburg Montgomery               MD LOC
068   Armstrong Pocomoke City Worcester               MD LOC
069   COL Joseph C. Hill Baltimore ---               MD DE1
070   O. A. Horner Rockville Montgomery               MD LOC
071   Thoburn Frostburg Allegany               MD LOC
072   L. A. C. Gerry Port Deposit Cecil               MD LOC
073   John A. J. Creswell Elkton Cecil               MD LOC, DE1
074   John S. Christie Port Deposit Cecil               MD LOC
075   General Mansfield Keedysville Washington               MD LOC
076   Naval Veteran Baltimore --- Maryland Historical Society H. Furlong Baldwin Library Special Collections Reading Room, 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, MD  21201-4674; phone 410-685-3750; email; website MS608 1) Minutes of meetings, list of members, 1917-1926;  2) List of veterans buried in cemeteries near or in Baltimore, also giving the names of the cemeteries; 3) Vol. describing type of service, injuries, discharge, etc.;  4) Log book 1911-1917, also lists of members, 197;   5) Minutes book, 1903-1910, constitution, lists of officers, also some correspondence and newspaper articles. Original manuscripts and bound volumes. Dean Enderlin, SUVCW Nov-2014 MD LOC
077   T. H. Lockwood Faulkner Charles               MD LOC
078   William McKinley Snow Hill Worcester               MD LOC
079   A. B. Martin Smithsburg Washington               MD LOC
080   Jason Damuth Thurmont Frederick               MD LOC
081   John R. Kenly Cambridge Dorchester               MD LOC
082   GEN Birney Baltimore ---               MD LOC
083   J. P. Owens Salisbury Wicomico               MD LOC
084   W. J. Porter Crisfield Somerset               MD 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
LOC = Library of Congress, 2011
MD1 = Karl “Woody” Woodcock, Antietam Camp #3, MD, SUVCW
MD2 = David Buie & Mimi Ashcraft, 2019
DE1 = Dean Enderlin, SUVCW National GAR Records Officer, 2014, 2017
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