United States Army horse and mule records

United States Army horse and mule records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: United States. Army.
Title: United States Army horse and mule records
Dates: 1865-1868
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 ledger)
Coll. Number: ms1132

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a ledger containing detailed records from the government corrals at Doctortown and Savannah, Georgia operated by the Federal Army of Occupation, Sub-District Altamaha. Chiefly in the handwriting of Lieutenant A.B. Godwin, the ledger lists names of drivers, teamsters, and wagon masters; amounts of grain issued and received; blacksmithing; miscellaneous supplies; and the condition of horses and mules with notes on purchases.


Index Terms

United States. Army. -- Supplies and stores
United States. Army. -- Transportation

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

United States Army horse and mule records, ms 1132. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1Ledger View online.