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George Wagner papers

George Wagner papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Wagner papers
Creator: Wagner, George
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1868
Language: English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms895
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George Wagner (1841-1906), Union Army Captain with Company I of the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, later a Lt. with the Invalid Corps, then an Adjutant at Camp Morgan, Indiana, a Confederate prison (1863-1865). While stationed in Georgia from 1866-1868, Wagner served as a Lt. in the Veterans Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of George Wagner from 1862-1868 and includes diaries, correspondence, official reports, and military documents. The bulk of the material pertains to Wagner's service in the Veteran Reserve Corps with the Freedman's Bureau in Georgia from 1866-1868. Written during this period, the diaries describe Wagner's daily duties as an officer with the Bureau, political activities in Georgia during Reconstruction, and problems between the freedmen and whites. The collection also includes monthly reports sent from Americus, Columbus, and Griffin, Georgia by Wagner to Bureau headquarters in Washington, D.C. detailing supplies and clothing issued to Freedman. Additional materials pertain to Wagner's service with the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, the Invalid Corps, and the Indiana Confederate prison, Camp Morton.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Wagner papers, ms895, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African Americans -- Georgia.
Camp Morton (Ind.)
Diaries.
Freedmen -- Georgia.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Georgia -- Race relations.
Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons.
Military prisons -- Indiana.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Georgia.
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Diaries.
United States. Army. Invalid Corps
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 110th (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Veteran Reserve Corps
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Diaries - Brief Biographical Sketch, 1866, 1868 Access Online
 
12Official Recommendations, Communications, etc. [See Also: Papers Re. Invalid Corps] Access Online
 
13Co. 2, 110th Regt. Pennsylvania Volunteers Infantry, Papers re. Access Online
 
14 - 5Invalid Corps, re. Access Online Access Online
 
16Burnside Barracks, Q. M. re. Access Online
 
17Camp Morton, re., 1864 Access Online
 
18Camp Morton, re. , 1865 Access Online
 
19Camp Morton, Pictures Access Online
 
110Camp Morton 1861-1865, Indianapolis Prison Camp by H. L. Winslow and J. R. Moore Access Online
 
111Abraham Lincoln, Pictures Access Online
 
112Conferderate Documents Access Online
 
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21Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus and Augusta, Georgia , June - September, 1866 Access Online
 
22Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus and Augusta, Georgia , October - December, 1866 Access Online
 
23Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Americus and Augusta, Georgia, September - December, 1866 Access Online
 
24Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Theo Wiseman vs. Liverpool Cotton Co. Americus, Sumter Co., Georgia, 1866 - 67 Access Online
 
25Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Americus, Georgia, January - March, 1867 Access Online
 
26Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus and Americus, Georgia, April, 1867 Access Online
 
27Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus and Americus, Georgia, May - June, 1867 Access Online
 
28Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia , July, 1867 Access Online
 
29Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia, August - September, 1867 Access Online
 
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31Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Columbus, Georgia, October - December, 1867 Access Online
 
32Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Columbus, Georgia, February, March, and August, 1867 Access Online
 
33Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports and Lists - Columbus, Georgia, January - February, 1868 Access Online
 
34Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, January, 1868 Access Online
 
35Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, February, 1868 Access Online
 
36Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, March - April, 1868 Access Online
 
37Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin & Columbus, Georgia, May - June, 1868 Access Online
 
38Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, July - September, 1868 Access Online
 
39Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Reports - Griffin, Georgia, October - December, 1868 Access Online
 
310Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Clothing Issued - Griffin, Georgia, January - February, 1868 Access Online
 
311Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Special Orders, 1866 - 1867 Access Online
 
312Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Copy of the Act, 1866 Access Online
 
313Bureau of Refugess, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Roster of Officers and Civil Agents [in Georgia], 1867 - 1868 Access Online
 
314Clipping re Death of Prisoner at Andersonville - Joseph H. Pritchett Access Online