United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection consists of several records maintained by the quartermaster of the regiment, including a requisition for forage, lists of clothing, camp, and garrison equipment received by officers, and inventory and inspection reports on clothing and equipment that was "worn out in public service" and discarded. The collection contains a published copy of General Orders #4 from Headquarters, United States Colored Troops, that describes the correct way to administer an oath at courts martial. ...
Scope and Content This collection consists of one journal of the Augusta Arsenal. Under the Unites States, the ledger includes an account of the early tarriffs on various goods, wages for camp people, including the wash women, budget of the post treasury, furloughs of soldiers, post orders, and other information about the general operating of the arsenal. Under the Confederacy, the ledger was used to keep inventory of the tools and contents at the arsenal including the Carriage Shop, the Carpenter Shop, the...
Scope and Content The collection consists of two volumes of Beck’s diary compiled during his service in the Army of Northern Virginia. Beck’s diaries from 1861 through February 1864 were lost in a 1894 fire at the headquarters of a Confederate Reunion in Birmingham. In 327 diary entries, Beck provides detailed observations on the daily life of an enlisted man in the Confederate Army. Beck ruminates on weather conditions, daily marches, and his primary duty of feeding the troops. He gives detailed accounts of...
Dates: 1864-1865, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists primarily of letters written by Samuel L. Roe and C.W.G. Roe while the brothers were serving in Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the United States Civil War. The letters describe troop movements; weather conditions; rations; the lack of adequate shoes, clothing, and pay; and other details regarding living and battle conditions during the war. Of particular interest are comments in the letters about taking "Yankee" prisoners, religious...
Dates: 1841-1875, undated