Capt. E. Harding letter to Col. George Bomford

Capt. E. Harding letter to Col. George Bomford

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Harding, E.
Title: Capt. E. Harding letter to Col. George Bomford
Dates: 1841 January 27
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from E. Harding at the Augusta (Ga.) Arsenal to Col. George Bomford, U.S. Army Chief of Ordnance, Washington, D.C. on January 27, 1841. Harding discusses recent incidents of insurrection among the black population, the threat to the Arsenal, and the steps he takes to protect the same.
Coll. Number: ms2582

Biographical/Historical Note

Capt. E. Harding was the commanding officer at the Mount Vernon Arsenal in Alabama for an unspecified time circa the Civil War.

Index Terms

Augusta (Ga.)
Augusta Arsenal (Augusta, Ga.).
Bomford, George, 1782-1848
Military administration--Georgia.
Slave insurrections--Georgia.
United States. Army. Ordnance Dept.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Capt. E. Harding letter to Col. George Bomford. MS 2582. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1841 January 27