First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia ledger
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First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia ledger

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia.
Title: First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia ledger
Dates: 1893-1895
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1564

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Volunteers formed from several different companies after the United States Civil War. The First Georgia Militia Regiment, based in Chatham County, Georgia, was organized from the Georgia Volunteers in 1899 and served as a state militia.

Scope and Content Note

This volume is a ledger of the First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia from 1893 through 1895. The entries were made at Camp Northern in Griffin, Georgia. They provide some basic expenses and supplies for Company A (Republican Blues), Company B (Irish Jasper Greens), Company C (German Volunteers), and Company D (Oglethorpe Light Infantry). The last pages of the ledger contain prices for rations and a list of rations per person.

Index Terms

Camp Northern (Griffin, Ga.)
Georgia. Militia. German Volunteers.
Georgia. Militia. Irish Jasper Greens.
Georgia. Militia. Oglethorpe Infantry.
Georgia. Militia. Republican Blues.
Ledgers (account books)
Operational rations (Military supplies)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], First Volunteer Regiment of Georgia ledger, MS 1564, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of William G. Ray, 1996.


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.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Ledger, 1893-1895