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I previously asked about getting personnel records for an ancestor who worked in various capacities with the federal government from after the Civil War to shortly before his death in 1913. The NARA angel Rebecca Collier suggested writing to NARA St Louis. The website she directed me to asks for beginning and end dates at each department, but I… (Show more)
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My ancestor, Allan Houstoun Dougall (1836-1912) worked for the federal government after serving in the Civil War (1862-1865). We believe he worked for the Departments of State and Justice. He was also sent to the Philippines in 1903 and or 1904. How can I find records to learn about what that work was? I would like to receive records to review,… (Show more)