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CSA Ordnance Department contract book

Label
CSA Ordnance Department contract book, 1863-1865
Title
CSA Ordnance Department contract book
Inclusive dates
1863-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contract book, 1863-1865, of the Richmond Arsenal, Confederate States of America, Ordnance Department. Includes agreements with local companies and merchants for supplies such as horseshoes, musket caps, pistol cartridges, lumber, sheet iron, hides and sheep skin, haversacks, swords, belts, glue, spurs, and other sundry materials. Includes agreements with companies in Albemarle, Amelia, Botetourt, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Henrico, Nelson, New Kent, Page, Pulaski, and Rockingham Counties, and Farmville, Gordonsville, Lexington, and Richmond, Virginia; North Carolina and South Carolina, among others. The agreements were signed on behalf of the Confederate States by Lt. Col. William LeRoy Broun, Commander of the Richmond Arsenal; Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance; and W.S. Downer, Superintendent Richmond Armory. Also includes an index
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
CSA Ordnance Department contract book
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
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001619417
Type of unit
volume (225 leaves)

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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