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CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. ARMY.
Confederate States of America Army records, 1861-1865

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z5m6


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Confederate States of America. Army.
Title: Confederate States of America Army records, 1861-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 109
Extent: 6 linear feet (2 boxes), 3 oversized papers boxes and 6 oversized papers folders (OP), and 3 bound volumes (BV)
Abstract:Records relating to the Confederate States of America including pay vouchers, requisition requests, correspondence, and some reports.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, unknown.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Confederate States of America Army records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records relating to the Confederate States of America Army from 1861-1865. The papers include the records of W. Frank Ayer, Chief Quartermaster of the Confederate Amy at Dalton, Georgia. The records contain pay vouchers, requisition requests, correspondence, and some reports. Of particular interest are records (including muster rolls) relating to various hospitals in Dalton which cared for wounded soldiers. The collection also contains requisition records of the Ordnance Bureau at Columbus, Kentucky and an order book of the Confederate Army Department of South Carolina and Georgia. The orders were mainly issued by Major General John Clifford Pemberton, Brigadier General States Rights Gist and William Duncan Smith.

Arrangement Note

Organized into 3 series: (1) Quartermaster W. Frank Ayer records, (2) Confederate States of America. Ordnance Bureau (Columbus, Ky.) requisition books, and (3) Confederate States of America Army, Dept. of South Carolina and Georgia order book


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