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CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. ARMY. HUWALD'S BATTERY.
Huwald's Battery records, 1862-1865

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/f50m8


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Huwald's Battery.
Title: Huwald's Battery records, 1862-1865
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 347
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box) and 1 extra-oversized paper (XOP)
Abstract:Records of Confederate Army unit Huwald's Battery during the Civil War including circular letters, correspondence, descriptive lists, horse lists and invoices, two muster rolls, special and general orders, ordinance and ordinance stores, and a roll book.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Source

Gift, 1959.

Citation

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

Processing

Processed by Susan Potts McDonald, August 2013.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Huwald's Battery, Huwald's Howitzer Battery, or Huwald's Horse Artillery was mustered into Confederate service on June 21, 1862 in Knoxville, Tennessee by order of Major General E. Kirby Smith. It was commanded by Gustave A. Huwald.

The cavalry unit served throughout the Civil War attached to various cavalry units; first in East Tennessee and Kentucky; then with General Nathan B. Forrest's Corps at Chickamauga; and finally with General Joseph Wheeler's Corps for the remainder of the war. The unit saw action in battles around Richmond, Shelbyville, Fort Munfordville, Louisville, Hardinsville and Frankfort, Kentucky; Chickamauga, Tennessee; and Dalton, Georgia.

Huwald was captured by the Union Army on March 30, 1864 and then D. Breck Ramsey took command of the unit. No records exist to document when the unit surrendered or was paroled.

Huwald's Battery, Huwald's Howitzer Battery, or Huwald's Horse Artillery was mustered into Confederate service on June 21, 1862 in Knoxville, Tennessee by order of Major General E. Kirby Smith. It was commanded by Gustave A. Huwald.

The cavalry unit served throughout the Civil War attached to various cavalry units; first in East Tennessee and Kentucky; then with General Nathan B. Forrest's Corps at Chickamauga; and finally with General Joseph Wheeler's Corps for the remainder of the war. The unit saw action in battles around Richmond, Shelbyville, Fort Munfordville, Louisville, Hardinsville and Frankfort, Kentucky; Chickamauga, Tennessee; and Dalton, Georgia.

Huwald was captured by the Union Army on March 30, 1864 and then D. Breck Ramsey took command of the unit. No records exist to document when the unit surrendered or was paroled.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of records of Huwald's Battery from 1862-1865. The records include circular letters, correspondence, descriptive lists, horse lists and invoices, two muster rolls, special and general orders, ordinance and ordinance stores, and a roll book. The orders are mainly from the headquarters of the Army of East Tennessee or the Army of Tennessee and include instructions from Braxton Bragg, Simon B. Buckner, Daniel S. Donelson, William J. Hardee, Henry Heth, John Pegram, and Edmund Kirby-Smith.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Circular letters, 1863-1865
1 2 Correspondence, 1863-1864
1 3 Descriptive rolls and lists, 1863-1864
1 4 General
1 5 Horses, lists and receipts, 1863-1864
XOP1 Muster rolls
1 6 Orders, 1862-1865
1 7 Ordinance and ordinance stores, 1862-1864
1 8 Roll book, January 8-October 1, 1863 (also includes Public and Private Horse Account, July 3, 1864, and Inventory of Right and Left Rifle Guns and Right Howitzer
1 9 Surgeon's certificates, 1862-1865
1 10 Transportation invoices, 1864
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