Confederate States of America Army, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters muster roll and orders
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Confederate States of America Army, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters muster roll and orders

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Sharpshooters, 1st Battalion.
Title: Confederate States of America Army, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters muster roll and orders
Dates: 1863-1864
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0213

Biographical/Historical Note

The 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters formed on August 15, 1862. It mustered at Camp Anderson south of Savannah, Georgia. The battalion was stationed at Fort McAllister, Georgia, in 1863.

George Columbus Dent married Ophelia Troup in 1847. During the Civil War, he was the captain of Company D, 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a muster roll from George C. Dent's Company D of the Georgia Sharpshooters, 1st Battalion, August 31-October 31, 1863. Also included is an extract from Special Orders Number 184, dated Headquarters, Savannah, August 15, 1864, ordering Privates William D. Couper and James T. Dent of the 1st Battalion Georgia Reserves to report to Captain Joseph Manigault, Assistant General at Savannah.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Sharpshooters, 1st Battalion.
Dent, George Columbus.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Muster rolls.
Orders (military records)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Confederate States of America Army, 1st Battalion, Georgia Sharpshooters muster roll and orders, MS 213, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ophelia Dent, 1956.


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.


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Container List

 
Muster roll of Co. D, 1st Georgia Battalion, 1863 Aug 31-Oct 31
 
Extract from Special Orders No. 184, Head Quarters, Savannah, 1864 Aug 15 ( 1.0 p. )
Orders for Privates Wm. P. Couper and James T. Dent, Co. B, 1st Batt. Ga. Reserves to report to Captain Joseph Manigault A.A.G. and Signal Officer, Savannah, Georgia.