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1st Georgia Irish Vol. ordnance receipt

1st Georgia Irish Vol. ordnance receipt

Descriptive Summary

Title: 1st Georgia Irish Vol. ordnance receipt
Creator: 1st Georgia Irish Volunteers
Inclusive Dates: 1861 April 16
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 item(s)
Collection Number: ms3707
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The 1st Georgia Volunteers, Confederate Army consisted of the Irish Jaspers Companies A and B (Formed in May 1861). The Volunteers served at Fort Pulaski on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. The Irish Volunteers were added as Company E in September 1861.

Scope and Content

Receipt dated April 16, 1861 for ordnance and ordnance stores from Captain W. G. Gill, Ordnance officer at the Savannah, GA arsenal. Ordnance includes 100 muskets and is signed by James B. Read, Captain of the 1st Georgia Irish Volunteers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

1st Georgia Irish Vol. ordnance receipt, ms3707, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America -- Ordnance and ordnance stores.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Officers.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Ordnance receipt, 1861 April 16