Proceedings of Boards of Survey, March 26, 1863 - February 8, 1865
The transcripts of the proceedings in this volume are arranged chronologically. Boards of survey were composed of several officers who were directed to meet for the purpose of determining the quality, quantity, and condition of incoming shipments of post supplies such as public stores, subsistence stores, and quartermaster stores; investigating theft of government property; and making recommendations regarding farming on the Indian reservation. Accompanying each board proceeding is a copy of or a reference to the special order authorizing the board to meet.
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