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ca. 1898

This envelope held the enlistment papers and other military documents pertaining to Private Nathaniel M. McGehee's service with Company M of the 3rd Regiment of the Virginia Infantry during the Spanish-American War. The War Department’s Record and Pension Office used military service records to abstract information that could be used to verify pension applicants’ claims.

National Archives, Records of the Adjutant General's Office