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: 0.1 Linear feet (1 oversized folder A)
Abstract:The collection consists of a twenty-three page 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.
Coll. Number: ms1132

Arrangement

Arranged by location and date.


Index Terms

Doctortown (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
United States. Army. -- Supplies and stores
United States. Army. -- Transportation

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1ALedger View online.