Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
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 (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3683

Biographical/Historical Note

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.


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 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.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms, ms 3683. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Portfolio
1Letters