|Creator:||Wagner, George, 1841-1906|
|Title:||George Wagner papers|
|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.|
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.
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
George Wagner papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.