GAR applications galore

If you’re interested in Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) applications, then you’ll want to visit the Vigo County Indiana Civil War Sesquicentennial Project website. In particular, you’ll want to visit the Vigo County Public Library’s portion of this Civil War collection.

The image at right is a Jan. 20, 1901, GAR Transfer Card for William A. Waterman. Waterman enlisted on Aug. 2, 1862, as a private in Company A 37th Regiment of the Massachusetts Infantry. Get a closer look at this transfer card.

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