United States. Army
- Existence: 1784
The United States Army, previously known as the American Continental Army, was established by the Congress of the Confederation in 1784.
Citation:Brown, Jerry, 1936- Narushenie poverkhnosti i ee zashchita pri osvoenii Severa, 1981: p. 3 (Laboratorii͡a Armii SShA po izuchenii͡u kholodnykh regionov KRREL)
Genizi, H. Yoʻets u-meḳim, 1987: t.p. (Tsava ha-Ameriḳani)
Probable trend and magnitude of Soviet expenditures for national security purposes, 1969: t.p. (U.S. Army)
U.S. gov't org. man., 1978/79, p. 199 (The American Continental Army, now called the United States Army, was established by the Continental Congress, June 14, 1775)
Found in 141 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of Max and Jean Hanks, including letters sent between Max and Jean while Max was serving in the military, Max Hank's certificates and military and flight records, family photographs in black and white and color, including photographs of ancestors, scrapbooks, family history letters and documents, legal papers, diplomas, and a journal kept by Jean. Also contains DVDs, CDs, and a VHS. Materials dated approximately 1850-2008.
Brochures, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to the selective service system of the United States. The items document the changing policies of the draft in the for the United States military, primarily the army. Also inluded are the lottery numbers for men who were liable for the draft.
Collection contains materials that are connected to service in the US Army in 1945-1946, and serving in Southwest Asia, Egypt, and Europe. It includes newspapers, several US magazines, tour flyers, military orders promoting Hill, and a letter from a friend back home.
Handwritten and signed letter and diary. This letter is addressed to Captain Edward L. Hartz and is dated April 17, 1856. It discusses a military march through the Rio Grande Valley and life in and around Fort Union, New Mexico. The diary, kept from 1855-1856, records Irwin's journey from New York to Corpus Christi, Texas, abroad the steamship Prometheus and his overland march to Fort Filmore via a number of military forts.
One 16 mm Army film reel.
Two handwritten and signed letters both written in Washington D.C. One, an original, is dated May 10, 1824 and addressed to John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), Secretary of War of the United States. The item recommends Lt. Hammond, a recent graduate of West Point, to a position with the United States Corps of Engineers. The other, a photocopy, is dated June 21, 1832 and addressed to "my son" discussing the bill for the laying out of the Territory of Arkansas and in getting the area surveyed.
Handwritten and signed certificate of disability. This item is dated June 24, 1862 and is addressed to Gen. Wallace at Indianapolis, Indiana. It describes the physical disabilities of Lt. Colonel W.J.H. Robinson.
Handwritten and signed letter written on September 23, 1845 at Fort Leavenworth and addressed to Lt. Col. George Tallcott. The note states that the accounts relating to supplies had been forwarded. The accounts were delayed due to Kearny's ill health. Kearny was on a military expedition to the South Pass area when this was written. He was in the command of his uncle Stephen Watts Kearny (1794-1848) at the time.