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Fort Wilkinson log book

Fort Wilkinson log book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fort Wilkinson log book
Creator: Peters, William, Major
Inclusive Dates: 1800-1801
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 log book)
Collection Number: ms4087
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Fort Wilkinson (1797-1806) was originally established near present-day Milledgeville as an Indian trading post on the Georgia frontier.

Scope and Content

An army log book belonging to Major William Peters of Fort Wilkinson in Creek Indian Territory. Log book includes courts-martial records, general orders, and disciplinary measures taken by Major Peters.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fort Wilkinson log book, ms4087, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.
Creek Indians -- Georgia.
Fort Wilkinson (Ga.)
Military records.
Milledgeville (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Fort Wilkinson log book, 1800-1801