Published General Orders No. 98. Tables of Distances. From: United States. Adjutant-General's Office, July 28, 1870.

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pages [III]-VI "Index of Principal Points from which Mileage Distances have been calculated"
pages [1] -104 "List of Distances"

The document provided calculation of distances between specific points to assist in making payments for mileage.

At the bottom of the General Order No. 98: "Hereafter mileage will be commuted by the shortest route usually traveled, according to official tables of distances, to be prepared by the Quartermaster General and approved by the Secretary of War. . ."

Main Author: United States. Adjutant-General's Office.
Language: English
Published: 1870
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