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1862 Dec. 24-1864 May 31
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1862 Dec. 24-1864 May 31
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eng
Summary
Letterbook, 24 December 1862-31 May 1864, of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance containing copies of letters sent to Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, and other officers attached to the Bureau of Ordnance; commanding officers of other armories and arsenals; business and industrial firms; state military authorities; the commandant of conscripts of North Carolina; slaveowners; the Niter and Mining Bureau; and enrolling, ordnance, and quartermaster officers. It also contains reports on works done, orders to armory personnel, a record of furloughs, statements of money received and expended, lists of workers, and statements of wages and personnel. Originally a private arms factory, the Asheville Armory was taken over by the Confederate government in November 1862 and used to manufacture rifles. Activities were suspended at Asheville in December 1863, and all machinery was moved to the Columbia, South Carolina, Armory
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Vi
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Letterbook
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
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000496341
Type of unit
v. (387 p.)

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