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United States Army horse and mule records

United States Army horse and mule records

Descriptive Summary

Title: United States Army horse and mule records
Creator: United States. Army
Inclusive Dates: 1865-1868
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 ledger
Collection Number: ms1132
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a ledger containing detailed records from the government corrals at Doctortown and Savannah, Georgia operated by the Federal Army of Occupation, Sub-District Altamaha. Chiefly in the handwriting of Lieutenant A.B. Godwin, the ledger lists names of drivers, teamsters, and wagon masters; amounts of grain issued and received; blacksmithing; miscellaneous supplies; and the condition of horses and mules with notes on purchases.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United States Army horse and mule records, ms 1132. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

United States. Army -- Supplies and stores
United States. Army -- Transportation

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Ledger Access Online