George Wagner papers

George Wagner papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Wagner, George, 1841-1906
Title: George Wagner papers
Dates: 1862-1868
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (3 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of George Wagner from 1862-1868. Includes diaries, correspondence, official reports, and military documents. The bulk of the material pertains to Wagner's service in the Veteran Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau in Georgia from 1866-1868. Written during this period, the diaries describe Wagner's daily duties as an officer with the Bureau, political activities in Georgia during Reconstruction, and problems between the freedmen and whites. Also includes monthly reports sent from Americus, Columbus, and Griffin, Georgia by Wagner to Bureau headquarters in Washington, D.C. detailing supplies and clothing issued to Freedman. Additional materials pertain to Wagner's service with the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, the Invalid Corps, and the Indiana Confederate prison, Camp Morton.
Coll. Number: ms895

Biographical/Historical Note

George Wagner (1841-1906), Union Army Captain with Company I of the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, later a Lt. with the Invalid Corps, then an Adjutant at Camp Morgan, Indiana, a Confederate prison (1863-1865). While stationed in Georgia from 1866-1868, Wagner served as a Lt. in the Veterans Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

African Americans--Georgia.
Camp Morton (Ind.)
Diaries.
Freedmen--Georgia.
Georgia--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Georgia--Race relations.
Indiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
Military prisons--Indiana.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Georgia.
Soldiers--Pennsylvania--Diaries.
United States. Army. Invalid Corps.
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 110th (1861-1865).
United States. Army. Veteran Reserve Corps.
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.

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

George Wagner papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Diaries - Brief Biographical Sketch, 1866, 1868 View online.
 
2Official Recommendations, Communications, etc. [See Also: Papers Re. Invalid Corps] View online.
 
3Co. 2, 110th Regt. Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, Papers re. View online.
 
4 - 5Invalid Corps, re. View online. View online.
 
6Burnside Barracks, Q. M. re. View online.
 
7Camp Morton, re., 1864 View online.
 
8Camp Morton, re., 1865 View online.
 
9Camp Morton, Pictures View online.
 
10 Camp Morton 1861-1865, Indianapolis Prison Camp by H. L. Winslow and J. R. Moore View online.
 
11Abraham Lincoln, Pictures View online.
 
12Conferderate Documents View online.
 
BoxFolder
21Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus and Augusta, Georgia, June - September, 1866 View online.
 
2Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus and Augusta, Georgia, October - December, 1866 View online.
 
3Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Americus and Augusta, Georgia, September - December, 1866 View online.
 
4Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Theo Wiseman vs. Liverpool Cotton Co. Americus, Sumter Co., Georgia, 1866 - 67 View online.
 
5Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus, Georgia, January - March, 1867 View online.
 
6Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus and Americus, Georgia, April, 1867 View online.
 
7Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus and Americus, Georgia, May - June, 1867 View online.
 
8Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia, July, 1867 View online.
 
9Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia, August - September, 1867 View online.
 
BoxFolder
31Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia, October - December, 1867 View online.
 
2Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Columbus, Georgia, February, March, and August, 1867 View online.
 
3Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports and Lists - Columbus, Georgia, January - February, 1868 View online.
 
4Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, January, 1868 View online.
 
5Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, February, 1868 View online.
 
6Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, March - April, 1868 View online.
 
7Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin & Columbus, Georgia, May - June, 1868 View online.
 
8Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, July - September, 1868 View online.
 
9Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, October - December, 1868 View online.
 
10Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Griffin, Georgia, January - February, 1868 View online.
 
11Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Special Orders, 1866 - 1867 View online.
 
12Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Copy of the Act, 1866 View online.
 
13Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Roster of Officers and Civil Agents [in Georgia], 1867 - 1868 View online.
 
14Clipping re Death of Prisoner at Andersonville - Joseph H. Pritchett View online.