Records of the War Department Relating to National Parks.


United States. National Park Service. Records of the War Department Relating to National Parks.

Records of the War Department Relating to National Parks.

These records, most of which were created in the Offices of the Quartermaster General and the Chief of Engineers, 1925-33, consist of reports, administrative records, and correspondence relating to plans for military parks and monuments, purchase of land, development of the areas, and administration of completed projects. Much of the material concerns Civil War battle sites and includes some detailed studies of the battles in relationship to topography and buildings.

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