The Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States was a Civil War Union veterans' organization. The members of the Loyal Legion were commissioned officers and honorably discharged commissioned officers of the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps, who served in the Civil War. Descendants of eligible officers were eligible for membership as hereditary companions. Entries in this register include the member's name, rank (which sometimes includes the regiment in which he served during the Civil War), and city of residence. In cases of members who have died, the date of death is given. In cases of members who have transferred from the Missouri Commandery (or Department) to another commandery, the commandery to which he has been transferred is given.
Location: MO / 369.15 / M59
Categories: Military, Organizations and Institutions