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United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Registers.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

39th Tennessee Regiment and 3rd Tennessee Militia Muster Rolls

Identifier: MS-0733
Abstract The first of these muster rolls lists the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 2nd Battalion of the 39th Tennessee Regiment as of June 20, 1812. The list was compiled by the unit's commander, Thomas Smith, and sent to the Regiment's overall commander, Major Henry Henegar. The second muster roll documents the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 3rd Tennessee militia as of June 19, 1812. This formation was commanded by Captain Walter Clark (who compiled the...
Dates: 1812 June 18-20

Tennessee Militia Infantry Muster Roll

Identifier: MS-3419
Abstract This muster roll lists the names and ranks of the 85 men serving in the 1st Regiment of Tennessee Militia under Captain William McKay from June 20, 1814, to January 27, 1815. Besides Captain McKay, the regiment consisted of three lieutenants, five sergeants, six corporals, an ensign, a drummer, a fifer, and 68 privates. Many of the names include comments about illnesses, promotions, transfers, desertions, and deaths. At the bottom, the document is certified by Captain Mckay and by Robert...
Dates: 1815 January 27

U.S. Government Documents Declaring War

Identifier: MS-3631

This double-sided broadside reprints a message to Congress by James Madison (June 10); a report from the Committee on Foreign Relations; the declaration of war, signed by Henry Clay and William Crawford, and approved by James Madison (June 18); a proclamation by the president, signed by James Madison and James Monroe (June 19); and a letter to the citizens of West Tennessee from Felix Grundy (June 25).

Dates: 1812 June 1-25