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Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms

Descriptive Summary

Title: Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery (Darien)
Inclusive Dates: 1861
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms3683
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The term light artillery refers to a mobile or mounted artillery, commonly following a cavalry group.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of two letters concerning the election of Robert Smith to fill the vacancy of 2nd Lieutenant of the Darien Light Artillery, created by the resignation of A. McGlashan. Dated March 30, 1861 and signed by William F. Parkhurst adn N. P. Gignilliat. Also included is a list of arms wanted by the Artillery (swords, Maynard rifles), dated March 17, 1861.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Darien Light Artillery election results and requests for arms, ms3683, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Light Artillery (Darien)
Correspondence.
Darien (Ga.)
Darien (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery -- History.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence