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Augusta Arsenal records

Augusta Arsenal records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Augusta Arsenal records
Creator: Augusta Arsenal (Augusta, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1841-1844, 1861
Language(s): English
Extent: 5 folder(s) (56 items)
Collection Number: ms715
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Augusta Arsenal was established in 1816 on the banks of the Savannah River and was later relocated to Sand Hills.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of the Augusta Arsenal (Ga.) from 1841-1844. Primarily from the United States Army Ordnance Dept. to Lt. Col. George H. Talcott, the collection includes correspondence, inventories, invoices, and receipts pertaining to the daily business and operations of the arsenal.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Augusta Arsenal (Ga.) records, ms715, 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

Arsenals -- Georgia.
Augusta (Ga.)
Military administration -- Georgia.
Talcott, George, 1786-1862
United States. Army -- Ordnance and ordnance stores
United States. Army. Ordnance Dept.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1841 October 11-1842 May 26
12Correspondence, 1842 June 8-December 14
13Correspondence, 1843 January 23-1844 April 17
15Invoices, 1841-1842
16Inventory of articles in Fort Jackson (1861) and Receipts of the Augusta Arsenal, 1842, 1861