Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers

Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers
Dates: 1861-1878
Quantity: 4.4 Linear feet (38 items in 1 oversized box, 1 oversize folder A, 31 oversize folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of muster rolls and pay vouchers relating to enrollment in the Confederate States of America military service during the American Civil War. In almost all cases the units are from Georgia, with most relating to Cobb's Legion and the Athens area. Includes muster rolls, pay vouchers, authorizations, and settlements.
Coll. Number: ms1246

Biographical/Historical Note

Cobb's Legion was also known as the Georgia Legion in the American Civil War. It was led by Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb and raised in the summer of 1861. A legion was a military unit with a single commander but consisted of several components such as infantry, cavalry, and artillery. Cobb's Legion fought many major battles, including Yorktown, Seven Days Battles, Sharpsbrug, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, The Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, among others. They surrendered at the Appomattox Court House in April of 1865.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of documents, payrolls, musters and other material (both originals and photocopies) relating to enrollment in the Confederate States military service.. The information contained herein is invaluable in researching Confederate enlistments and actual membership in various military units. In almost all cases the units are from Georgia with most relating to Cobb's Legion and the Athens area.


Arrangement

Arranged by military unit.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Cobb's Legion. Cavalry Battalion.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Military administration--Confederate States of America.
Muster rolls.
Pay vouchers.

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.

Some materials are photocopies.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate States of America Georgia military rosters and pay vouchers, MS 1246. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Provenance

Collection includes items acquired through gifts and purchases as well as those of unknown provenance, which have been combined into one collection.

Donors:

Cadman, Capt J. P.- gift undated Fuss, Mrs. Florrie of Macon, GA- gift 1964 (photostats of items deposited in CSA monument in Macon on 26 April 1878) Kennry, C. H.- gift 1965 Stanley, Mrs. Thomas- gift undated (photocopies made from her originals) Turrill, R.- gift circa 1962 Warren, Mary B.- gift 1965

Processing Information

Each item is listed individually; each item is assigned a number followed by relevant information, its size and provenance, if known.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
1BCompany C, 16th Georgia Battalion Partisan Rangers, muster roll- Capt S. J. Watters, July 1, 1863- December 31, 1864
note on verso 'Captured at Abingdon VA
 
OS Folder
2BCompany K, 3rd Regiment South Carolina Infantry, muster roll- Capt J. H. Cunningham, August 31, 1862- November 1, 1863
note on verso 'Rebel muster roll found near Lee's headquarters, Appomattox Court House '
 
OS Folder
31ACompany A, 21st Georgia Infantry "Campbell Guards" (appears to have been compiled after war), [circa 1890]
 

Series 1: COBB'S LEGION

OS Folder
3BCompany D, Dougherty Hussars, cavalry, muster roll- Capt. W. J. Lawton, September 1 - November 1, 1861
OS Folder
4BCompany D, Dougherty Hussars, cavalry, muster roll- Capt. G. L. Wright, July 1- September 1, 1862
OS Folder
5BCompany D, Dougherty Hussars, cavalry, muster roll- Capt. G. L. Wright, November 1, 1862 - January 1, 1863
OS Folder
6BCompany A, Fulton Dragoons, cavalry, muster roll- Capt Z. A. Rice, July 1- September 1, 1862
OS Folder
7BCompany A, Fulton Dragoons, cavalry, muster roll- Capt Z. A. Rice, September 1- November 1, 1862
OS Folder
8BCompany A, Fulton Dragoons, cavalry, muster roll- Capt. Z. A. Rice, November 1, 1862- January 1, 1863
OS Folder
9BCompany B, Fulton Dragoons, cavalry, squadron A muster roll-Capt William M Williams, 1 July-1 September 1862
OS Folder
10BCompany B, Fulton Dragoons,1st squadron muster roll, 1 September-1 November 1862
OS Folder
11BCompany A, Georgia Troops, cavalry, 3rd Squadron muster roll- Capt. Thomas C. Williams, 1 July-1 September 1862
OS Folder
12BCompany A, Georgia Troops, cavalry, 3rd Squadron muster roll- Capt Thomas C. Williams, 1 September-1 November 1862
OS Folder
13BCompany B, Georgia Troops, cavalry muster roll- Capt. Ben C. Young, 1 September-1 November 1861
OS Folder
14BCompany B, Georgia Troops, cavalry, 3rd squadron muster roll- Capt. Jeremiah E Ritch, July 1- September 1, 1862
OS Folder
15BCompany B Georgia Troops, 3rd squandron, cavalry, muster roll- Capt. Jeremiah E Ritch, September 1- November 1, 1862
OS Folder
16BCompany B Grubb's Hussars, cavalry, 4th squadron muster roll-Capt M. D. Jones, July 1- September 1, 1862
OS Folder
17BCompany B Grubb's Hussars, cavalry, 4th squadron muster roll-Capt M. D. Jones, September 1- November 1, 1862
OS Folder
18BCompany B Grubb's Hussars, cavalry, 4th squadron muster roll-Capt M. D. Jones, 1 November 1862-1 January 1863
OS Folder
19BCompany A Richmond Hussars, cavalry, 2nd squadron muster roll-Capt Thomas B. Archer, July 1- September 1, 1862
OS Folder
20BCompany A Richmond Hussars, cavalry, 2d squadron muster roll-Capt Thomas B. Archer, 1 September-1 November 1862
OS Folder
21BCompany B, Richmond Hussars, cavalry, 2nd squadron muster roll-Capt William B. Young, 1 July-1 September 1862
OS Folder
22BCompany B, Richmond Hussars, cavalry, 2nd squadron muster roll-Capt William B. Young, 1 September-1 November 1862
OS Folder
23BCompany B, Richmond Hussars, cavalry, 2d squadron muster roll-Capt William B. Young, 1 November 1862-1 January 1863
OS Folder
24BCompany A Roswell Troops, cavalry, 4th squadron muster roll-Capt B. S. King, 1 July-1 September 1862
OS Folder
25BCompany A Infantry muster roll-Capt J. M. Lamar, 1 September-1 November 1861
OS Folder
26BCompany B, Infantry muster roll-Capt Charles A McDaniel, 1 September-1 November 1861
OS Folder
27BCompany C Infantry, muster roll-Capt. Luther I. Glenn, 1 January-1 March 1862
OS Folder
28BCompany F, Infantry, muster roll-Capt William F. S. Powell, 1 September-1 November 1861
OS Folder
29BCompany G, muster roll-Capt Gazaway B. Knight, 1 September-1 November 1861
OS Folder
30BTroup Artillery, muster roll-Capt Marcellus Stanley-later Capt Henry H Carlton, mid-December 1861 1863 31 October-31 December 1861
joined Cobb's Legion became part of Cabell's Artillery
 

Series 2: Muster Rolls

Drawer
1Company B 29th Rgt Georgia Volunteers, muster roll-Capt John J. Owens, 30 April-30 June 1862 30 October 1965 (photostat)
[copied from Atlanta Journal of]
1Company B 29th Rgt Georgia Volunteers, muster roll-Capt John J. Owens, 1 July-31 August 1862 (photostat)
 
Box
1Baldwin Blues muster roll-Capt B. R. Herty-no date-photostat
 
Company E, 1st Georgia Regiment, muster roll-Capt Thomas J. Massey, May1-July 1, 1862 (photostat)
 
Company A, 1st Regiment, Georgia Volunteers- Col. James N. Ramsey, December 31, 1861- March 15, 1862
 
Company B, Ben C. Yancey, Cavalry- Capt. Z. A. Rice, 1 September 61-1 November 61
 
Athens Guards muster roll- Capt Henry C. Billups, 1861-1865 and 1890 (xerox copy)
[also known as Co K, 3d Ga Vols and in Wright's Ga Bn and Mahone's Div, Hill's Corps-surrended at Appomattox]
 
Company G, 12th Georgia Regiment, Putnam Light Infantry muster roll-Capt. Richard T. Davis, 1861 (photostat)
 
1Company B, 3rd Georgia Regiment, Brown (Putnam) Rifles, muster roll-Capt Reuben B. Nisbet, 1861 (photostat)
 
1Putnam Rifles, muster roll-Capt J. H. Adams-veterans organization, 1878 (photostat)
 
1Jackson Artillery, muster roll-Capt George A. Dure, August 29, 1861 and May 1, 1862 (photostat)
 
1Company A, 45th Georgia Regiment, Gresham Rifles, muster roll-Capt. M.R. Rogers, March 25, 1862 (photostat)
 
1Company F, 45th Georgia Volunteers, Jones County, muster roll, March 11, 1862- April 9, 1865 (photostat)
 
1Protection Fire Company # 1, 1878 (photostat)
 
1Officers of Ladies Memorial Association, 1878 (photostat)
 
1Historical sketch 2nd Georgia Bn-photostat
 
1List of Capt. Wiley's deposits in CSA monument (photostat)
 
1Company D, Mell's Rifles, Camak's Company muster roll- Capt Thomas Camak (xerox copy)
[also known as Co D Inf Bat, Cobb's Legion, Ga Vols]
 
1Floyd Rifles muster roll- Capt George F. Cherry- veterans organization, 1878 (photostat)
 
Macon Cadets muster roll- Capt Thomas L. Ross- veterans organization, 1874 (photostat)
 
1Macon Guards muster roll- Capt George L. Mason- veterans organization, 1878 (photostat)
 
1Macon Volunteers muster roll- Capt W. W. Carnes- veterans organization, 1878 (photostat)
 
1Cobb's Legion- abstract of tools, axes, building materials, etc. by Capt Young J. Anderson for quarter ending, December 31, 1861
 
1Co K. 16th Georgia Regiment Georgia Volunteers- Capt. G D Darsey, November 1, 1863- May 1, 1864
 
1Authorizations, payrolls, settlements, etc.
Authorization, signed with 59 names, members of Company B., 1st Squadron cavalry, Ga Legion, empowering Capt Wm M. Williams to draw & receipt in their names the pay due them, dated, 5 July 1862
Authorization, signed by Private Richard S. Poppen of Capt Williams Co, Cobb's Ga Legion, empowering Capt Wm M. Williams to draw pay for Poppen, dated, 28 August 1862
Authorization, signed by W. A. Shelby, empowering Capt Wm. M. Williams to draw pay for Shelby for July & August-dated Camp Bunker Hill. Attested by M. D. Jones, Capt., 7 October 1862
Authorization, signed by Schlesinger, empowering Capt Z. A. Rice or any other commissioned officer of Co. A to draw pay for Schlesinger for July & August Dated Camp near Bunker Hill VA, 18 October 1862
Settlement with—for Fulton Dragoons, Co A, Ga Legion, for, September 1862 & October 1862
Settlement with Lieut. Hill Bunch for Co A, Richmond Hussars, for July & August 1862. Made, December 4, 1862
Settlement with Lt. W. H. Early for Co A, Ga Troops for July & August 1862. Made, 8 December 1862
Settlement with Lt. Wm Boyd for Grubb's Hussars for July & August 1862. made, 8 December 1862
Settlement with Lt. B. L. Dickens for Dougherty Hussars for July & August 1862 made, 9 December 1862
Settlement with Capt Z. A. Rice for Co A, Fulton Dragoons for July & August 1862. made, 10 December 1862
Settlement with Capt B. S. King for the Roswell Troops for July & August 1862. Made, 20 December 1862
Settlement with Capt Wm. M. Williams for Co. B, Fulton Dragoons, for July and August 1862. made, December 20, 1862
Settlement with Capt J. E. Ritch for Co B., Ga Troops for September & October 1862 made, 22 December 1862
Settlement with Capt Wm. M. Williams for Co B., Fulton Dragoons, for September & October 1862. made, December 24,1862
 
3Cobb's Legion vouchers, 10 October 1861-21 February 1863
List of Quartermasters' stores, October 1861
Requisition for fuel, October 1861 (6 items)
Requisition for forage-horses, October 1861 (5 items)
Requisition for straw, October 1861 (4 items)
Special requisition-tools, tents etc, October 1861 (6 items)
List of quartermasters' stores, October 1861
Voucher for 6 memorandum books, November 1861
Transportation & hotel bill, November 1861
Corn, wheat & fodder, November 1861 (5 items)
Forage for-horses, mules, oxen, November 1861 (3 items)
Forage for public animals, November 1861
Straw, November 1861 (5 items)
Special requisition-medicine, nails etc, November 1861 (9 items)
List of quartermasters' stores, November 1861
Quartermasters' acct, 4th qtr 1861, December 1861
Wheat straw, December 1861
Sheaf wheat, December 1861
Fuel, December 1861
Forage for-horses, mules, oxen, December 1861 (5 items)
Forage for public animals, December 1861
Straw-for the quarter, December 1861
Straw, December 1861 (7 items)
Special requisition-tents for Troup Artillery, December 1861
Abstract of articles, expended, lost or destroyed, December 1861
List of quartermaster's stores, December 1861
Articles purchase, Camp Marion VA-fuel, forage, December 1861
Horse shoes & shoeing-to Ladds' Store, July 1862
Pay to Wm. C. Connelly, January 1863
Pay to J. H. Pittard, January 1863
Pay to Wm. M. Williams, January 1863
Pay to John H. Burr, January 1863
Pay to T. J. Dial, January 1863
Pay to T. A. Smith, January 1863
Pay to O. H. P. Juhan, January 1863
Pay to R. J. Fields, January 1863
Pay to Wm. H. Early, January 1863
Pay to N. S. Pugh, January 1863
Pay to T. B. Archer, January 1863
Pay to B.S. King, January 1863
Pay to Jefferson Bassett, January 1863
Covering slips for vouchers
 
OS Folder
32BPhotocopies