Series 1
Quartermaster W. Frank Ayer records, 1861-1865
Boxes 1 - 2; OP1-9

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of records of W. Frank Ayer as Chief Quartermaster of the Confederate Army at Dalton, Georgia, from 1861-1865. The records contain a variety of forms documenting the requisition and disbursement of equipment and supplies and pay to Confederate troops. The records include vouchers for pay; records of miscellaneous purchases; special requisitions and requisitions for mileage, fuel, and forge for public and private horses; receipts; correspondence; and some reports. Of particular interest are records (including muster rolls and special requisitions) relating to various hospitals in Dalton which cared for wounded soldiers.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

C.S.A. Army. Army of Tennessee.
Box Folder Content
OP1 1 Monthly summary statement - Form No. 1 (16 items)
1 1 Vouchers for pay - Form No. 3 (48 items)
1 2 Vouchers for pay - Form No. 3 (58 items)
OP1 2 Vouchers for pay and rolls of non-commissioned officers and privates - Form No. 3 (68 items)
1 3 Discharge certificates - Form No. 4 (8 items)
1 4 Discharge certificates - Form No. 5 & 6 (34 items)
1 5 Reports of officers whose quarters and fuel are commuted - Form No. 7 (9 items)
1 6 Abstracts of purchases paid for - Form No. 11 (1 item)
1 7 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (36 items)
1 8 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (32 items)
1 9 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (35 items)
OP1 3 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (39 items)
1 10 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (57 items)
1 11 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (35 items)
1 12 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (49 items)
1 13 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (38 items)
1 14 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (35 items)
1 15 Records of miscellaneous purchases - Form No. 12 (38 items)
1 16 Abstracts of expenditures - Form No. 13 (1 item)
1 17 Abstracts for disbursement to officers - Form No. 14 (2 items)
OP1 4 Receipt rolls - Form No. 15 (12 items)
1 18 Requisitions for mileage - Form No. 16 (6 items)
1 19 Requisitions for mileage - Form No. 18 (2 items)
1 20 Invoices - Form No. 19 (3 items)
OP1 5 Cash paid for postage -Form No. 20 (5 items)
1 21 Commutation of quarters, fuel - Form No. 21 (26 items)
1 22 Commutation of quarters, fuel - Form No. 21 (31 items)
1 23 Commutation of quarters, fuel - Form No. 21 (56 items)
OP1 6 Commutation of quarters, fuel - Form No. 21 (14 items)
1 24 Invoice of subsistence stores - Form No. 22 (8 items)
1 25 Miscellaneous invoices I - Form No. 22 (74 items)
1 26 Miscellaneous invoices II - Form No. 22 (52 items)
OP1 7 Quarterly return of provisions - Form No. 23 (1 item)
1 27 Invoice - Form No. 25 (1 item)
OP1 8 List of quartermaster's stores - Form No. 27 (57 items)
1 28 List of quartermaster's stores - Form No. 27 (55 items)
1 29 List of quartermaster's stores - Form No. 27 (30 items)
1 30 List of quartermaster's stores - Form No. 27 (33 items)
OP1 9 List of quartermaster's stores - Form No. 27 (22 items)
OP1 10 Abstract of fuel - Form No. 28 (1 item)
OP1 11 Fuel requisitions - Form No. 29 (13 items)
OP1 12 Fuel requisitions - Form No. 30 (55 items)
OP1 13 Fuel requisitions - Form No. 30 (82 items)
1 31 Abstract for forage issued - Form No. 31 (1 item)
OP1 14 Requisitions for forage for public horses - Form No. 32 (47 items)
OP1 15 Requisitions for forage for public and private horses - Form No. 32 (41 items)
OP1 16 Requisitions for forage for private horses - Form No. 33 (27 items)
OP2 1 Requisitions for forage for private horses - Form No. 33 (38 items)
OP2 2 Requisitions for forage for private horses - Form No. 33 (32 items)
OP2 3 Requisitions for forage for private horses - Form No. 33 (29 items)
OP2 4 Requisitions for forage for private horses - Form No. 33 (28 items)
OP2 5 Statements of forage issued - Form No. 34 (9 items)
OP2 6 Abstract of straw issued - Form No. 35 (1 item)
OP2 7 Requisition for straw - Form No. 36 (5 items)
OP2 8 Abstracts of stationery issued - Form No. 37 (2 items)
OP2 9 Requisitions for stationery - Form No. 38 (44 items)
2 1 Abstract of articles issued on special requisitions -Form No. 39 (1 item)
2 2 Special requisitions - Form No. 40 (63 items)
OP2 10 Special requisitions - Form No. 40 (45 items)
2 3 Special requisitions - Form No. 40 (48 items)
2 4 Special requisitions - Form No. 40 (65 items)
OP2 11 Abstract of articles expended, lost, destroyed -Form No. 41 (1 item)
OP2 12 Lists of quartermaster's stores expended -Form No. 42 (6 items)
OP2 13 Account of sales of articles of public property at public auction -Form No. 44 (1 item)
2 5 Lists of quartermaster's stores, etc., received -Form No. 45 (25 items)
2 6 Requisitions for extra supplies of medicine and hospital stores -Form No. 49 (3 items)
OP2 14 Quarterly return of clothing and equipage issued -Form No. 51 (1 item)
- OP3 Receipt rolls for non-commissioned officers, privates, etc. - Form No. 52 (5 items)
- OP4 Receipt rolls for non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians and privates -Form No. 53 (15 items)
OP2 15 Morning Report of Surgeon (1 item)
- OP5 Morning Reports (2 items)
2 7 Invoice of Ordnance (7 items)
2 8 Requisition for clothing and camp forage (1 item)
OP2 16 Account current (5 items)
2 9 Monthly return of public animals, wagons, etc. (1 item)
2 10 List of clothing, etc. (1 item)
2 11 Reports on field transportation (8 items)
2 12 Tabular statement of persons vaccinated (1 item)
OP2 17 List of detailed men unfit for field service (2 items)
2 13 Misc. I - letters, lists, accounts (50 items)
2 14 Misc. II - letters, lists, accounts (53 items)
2 15 Misc. III - letters, lists, accounts (40 items)
2 16 Misc. Receipts I (58 items)
2 17 Misc. Receipts II (44 items)
2 18 Misc. Receipts III (30 items)
2 19 Misc. Receipts IV (43 items)
2 20 Misc. Receipts V (75 items)
OP2 18 Muster roll of paroled prisoners and detailed men (1 item)
OP2 19 C.S.A. Army Trans-Mississippi department (2 items)
OP2 20 Certificate of furlough (3 items)
OP2 21 Statement of moneys received and expended (7 items)
OP2 22 Abstracts of purchases (4 items)
OP2 23 Invoices of deceased soldiers' property (66 items)
OP2 24 Descriptive list and account of pay and clothing (6 items)
OP2 25 Report of detailed men (able and disabled) (5 items)
- OP6 Receipts -roll for officers (12 items)
2 21 Correspondence, November 21, 1861 - March 19, 1863 (24 items)
2 22 Correspondence, March 21, 1863 - August 8, 1864 (39 items)
2 23 Correspondence, August 9, 1864 - February 10, 1865 (29 items)
2 24 Correspondence, February 18, 1865 - March 15, 1865 (26 items)
2 25 Correspondence, March 16, 1865 - March 28, 1865 (28 items)
OP7 1 Report of Persons and Articles Employed at (Dalton, Ga.) - Form No. 2 (19 items)
- OP8 Returns of Provisions [Savannah, Ga.] (13 items)
- OP9 Muster Roll of Steward, Wardmaster, Cooks, Nurses, Matrons, and Detached Soldiers, sick in Hospital of [Dalton, Ga.] (77 items)
C.S.A. Army. Miscellany.
2 26 Notice (from Lt. Col. Briscoe G. Baldwin)
2 27 Ordnance Dept.
2 28 Misc. Papers (and general orders)
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