The Resource Commissary records

Commissary records

Label
Commissary records, 1861-1865
Title
Commissary records
Inclusive dates
1861-1865
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1861-1865, of Thomas T. S. Barton, acting commissary for the Subistence Department of the Confederate States of America, consisting of appointments, circulars, correspondence, financial records, orders, regulations, and other papers concerning Barton's work as commissary for the Confederacy in western Virginia. Records detail Barton's efforts to get supplies in western Virginia for the Confederate army, and provide information concerning daily rations for troops, teamsters, and others involved in the war effort. Also contain information on prices for pork, beef, flour, coffee, soap, and other items as well as the commissary expenditures. Collection also includes Barton's personal correspondence
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Commissary records
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi01866.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
3.6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Buchanan Town Improvement Society
Organization method
Organized into the following series: I: Orders, Circulars, Regulations, and Appointments. II: Correspondence. III: Financial Records. IV: Miscellaneous Material.
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001606515
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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