Confederate States of America. Army
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.