The description below is from the book DOS the Easy Way by Everett Murdock Ph.D.
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Type: Internal (2.0 and later)
Purpose: Displays a disk`s volume label.
The VOL command is used to display the volume label. It is not used to
change the volume label on a disk. For information on how to create,
delete the volume label, refer to the LABEL command in this chapter.
To display the volume label for the disk in drive A, enter
the program displays:
Volume in drive A is (label)
If the designated disk does not have a volume label, the program