Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery. (Darien)
Title: Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms
Dates: 1861
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet
Coll. Number: ms3683

Biographical/Historical Note

The term light artillery refers to a mobile or mounted artillery, commonly following a cavalry group.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two letters concerning the election of Robert Smith to fill the vacancy of 2nd Lieutenant of the Darien 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), dated March 17, 1861.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery. (Darien)
Correspondence.
Darien (Ga.)
Darien (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Artillery--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms, ms3683, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence