Transfer Cards

Espy Post Manuscript Collection

The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a veterans organization formed in 1866. Membership consisted of honorably discharged Union soldiers, sailors and marines of the Civil War. This collection contains the biographical and military information on the members, business correspondence, and national and department encampments for the Captain Thomas Espy Post 153, Department of Pennsylvania. This page contains data from completed membership applications, transfer cards, and the adjutant’s report of deaths.

For more information on the collection or assistance with Civil War research please contact Jon-Erik Gilot, Curator at

Transfer Cards

All transfers are from within the Department of Pennsylvania unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of known GAR posts in the United States, see the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War GAR Post Records Project index.