Confederate States of America. Army. Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence return of provisions
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Confederate States of America. Army. Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence return of provisions

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army.
Title: Confederate States of America. Army. Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence return of provisions
Dates: 1861-1863
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0168

Biographical/Historical Note

The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Confederate troops. This position could have fallen under the Quartermaster bureau.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a return of provisions that lists provisions on hand and issued to troops and laborers in the camps, forts, hospital, vessels, etc. in the Savannah area.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Military records.
Military supplies.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, Charleston, SC.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Confederate States of America Army Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence return of provisions, MS 168, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1952.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Container List

 
Item 1: Return of Provisions. Savannah, Georgia, 1861 July-1862 September, 1863 February and April ( 34.0 p. ) View online.
Lists of provisions on hand and issued to troops and laborers in the camps, forts, hospital, vessels, etc. in the Savannah area. Contains many names.