|Creator:||Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery. (Darien)|
|Title:||Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
The letters refer to a Confederate battery operating in Darien, Georgia. In this context, "light" does not necessary refer to the size or weight of the weapons used, but indicates a horse or mounted artillery.
This collection consists of two letters concerning the election of Robert Smith to fill the vacancy of 2nd Lieutenant of the Darian Light Artillery, created by the resignation of A. McGlashan. Dated March 30, 1861 and signed by William F. Parkhurst adn N. P. Gignilliat. Also included is a list of arms wanted by the Artillery (swords, Maynard rifles, et cetera), dated March 17, 1861.
Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms, ms 3683. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.