ROLL OF HONOR
NAMES OF SOLDIERS,
VICTIMS OF THE REBELLION,
BURIED IN NATIONAL CEMETERIES
MAINE, MINNESOTA, MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI, FLORIDA, LOUISIANA AND COLORADO TERRITORY, DURING THE REBELLION.
" Rest on embalmed and sainted dead,
Dear as the blood ye gave!
No impious footsteps here shall tread
The herbage of your grave;
Nor shall your glory be forgot
While fame her record keeps,
Or Honor points the hallow'd spot
Where valor proudly sleeps. "
WASHINGTON, D. C.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
ROLL OF HONOR
GENERAL ORDER QUARTERMASTER GENERAL'S OFFICE No. 58 July 21, 1866.
The following report of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel James M. Moore, Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. Army, of the names of soldiers interred in United States Cemeteries in Maine, Minnesota, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Arkansas, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, and Colorado Territory, during the rebellion, is published, by authority of the Secretary of War, for the information of surviving comrades and friends.
M. C. MEIGS Quartermaster General, Brevet Major General, U. S. A.
ASSISTANT QUARTERMASTER GENERAL'S OFFICE,
DEPOT OF WASHINGTON, 151 G STREET, NEAR 21st
Washington, D. C. , July 6, 1866.
GENERAL: I have the honor to transmit herewith, for publication, Records of Burials (alphabetical, with three letter index ) of the names of United States soldiers interred in the following States during the rebellion: Maine, Minnesota, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JAS. M. MOORE Brevet Lt. Col. And Assist. Q. M. U. S. Army.
Bvt. Maj. Gen. , M. C. MEIGS,
Quartermaster General U. S. Army
. The cemeteries in volumes VII, IX, and X of the Roll of Honor are hospital and garrison cemeteries that, in nearly all cases, have been closed and the bodies transferred to the National cemeteries closest to the original burial sites. Most of the soldiers documented by the subject Rolls of Honor were those who died in the military or veterans hospitals from wounds or illness. The General Orders are included for information.