Document of the Day – RG 107, Entry 55

Arranged chronologically.

Consists of requests for and orders authorizing the issuance of passes for free railroad transportation to released prisoners of war, discharged soldiers, rejected recruits, workmen on the military telegraph, widows of soldiers, nurses, and officers assigned to recruiting rendezvous.  Letters were received by H. S. Stoner, War Department auditor and “pass agent” from the Secretary of War, the Assistant Secretary of War, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Telegraph, and the Commanding Officer of the Army of the Potomac.

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