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Confederate States of America. Army

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin J. Garner Letter, 1862 May 10

Identifier: SC 00270
Content Description

Letter from Garner to "brother" no place recorded. Garner asks for food and supplies as the cost in camp is high for even the smallest portions of food. He also mentions that his troops beat the Yankees at Yorktown and took 1300 prisoners and ran them off.

Dates: 1862-05-10

Confederate Conscription Form

Identifier: SC 01527
Scope and Contents

Two blank printed forms detailing the conscription process for the army of the Confederate States of America. The forms include Extracts from an act to further provide for public defense, exemptions for certain persons from enrollment in the service, and substitutes. Signed, (printed) by George W. Randolph, Secretary of War for the Confederacy.

Dates: 1862 June 5

Court order regarding Confederate Army expenses

Identifier: SC 00368
Scope and Contents

The court order authorizes a contribution of two thousand dollars to equip and pay certain expenses of the volunteers from Wise Co., VA, to serve in the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1861 May 28

G. Lamb Legal Document

Identifier: SC 00369
Scope and Contents

A document signed by G. Lamb, Government Agent, Richmond, VA, for the receipt of an enslaved man named Jack, owned by John J. Ferris, to work on fortifications at and near Richmond, by order of Lt. Col. Walter Husted Stevens, Chief Engineer, D.N.V.

Dates: 1862 November 17

Major McMahon Letter to General Loring

Identifier: SC 01478
Scope and Contents

One page letter from Dublin, VA regarding the need for impressment of citizens into militia service in order to facilitate the movement of troops. McMahon indicates in his letter that he is experiencing a great deal of difficulty in doing so, especially among the more prominent citizens of his area.

Dates: 1862-09-02