Sub-series consists of records relating to general orders created and/or maintained in the headquarters of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) the Canadian Militia and his predecessor, the Adjutant General. The sub-series includes Militia General Orders (MGOs) from the period 1867 to 1894 (volumes 1-9). An index to subjects and units is found in volumes 10-12. Duplicate MGOs for the period 1868 to 1887 will be found in volumes 13 to 14.Volumes 15-50 contain Militia Orders from the period 1899 to 1922.
Duplicate lists for the 66th, 68th, 81st, 86th Battalions, and 4th Divisional Train, CASC are in volume 50. General Orders from the years 1894-1895, 1898-1921 may be found in volume 51-76.
Routine Orders of the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Canada, 1918-1920, are found in volumes 77-78.
Sailing lists for units and formations of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1917, are in volumes 79-80. A finding aid for these sailing lists is available.