A Guide to the Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Commissary Records, 1861-1865 Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Commissary Records, 1861-1865 31327

A Guide to the Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Commissary Records, 1861-1865

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 31327


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession Number
31327
Title
Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Commissary Records, 1861-1865
Extent
3.6 cu. ft. and 8 boxes
Creator
Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Confederate States of America. Subsistence Department. Commissary records, 1861-1865. Accession 31327. Organization records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from the Buchanan Town Improvement Society, Route 1, Box 243A, Buchanan, Virginia


Scope and Content

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. Papers also include Barton's personal correspondence.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into the following series:

I: Orders, Regulations, Circulars, and Appointments. II: Correspondence. III: Financial Records. IV: Miscellaneous Material.

Contents List

Series I: Orders, Circulars, Regulations, and Appointments, 1861-1865.
Boxes: 1
Extent: 1 box.
  • Box 1
    Folder 1
    General Orders, 1861 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    General Orders, 1862 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    General Orders, 1863 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    General Orders, 1864 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    Special Orders, 1861 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    Special Orders, 1862 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    Special Orders, 1863 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    Special Orders, 1864 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    Special Orders, 1865 and no date .
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    Order book, 1861-1862 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    Post Orders, 1862 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 12
    Circulars, 1861 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 13
    Circulars, 1862 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 14
    Circulars, 186[2?] .
  • Box 1
    Folder 15
    Circulars, 1863 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 16
    Circulars, 1864 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 17
    Circulars, 1865 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 18
    Regulations of the Subsistence Department, 1861, 1864 .
  • Box 1
    Folder 19
    Appointment as Brigade Commissary, Major, 1862 .
Series II: Correspondence, 1861-1865.
Boxes: 1-2
Extent: 2 boxes.
  • Box 1
    Folder 20
    Letter book, 1861-1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 21
    Official Correspondence, May 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 22
    Official Correspondence, June 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 23
    Official Correspondence, July 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 24
    Official Correspondence, August 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 25
    Official Correspondence, September 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 26
    Official Correspondence, October 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 27
    Official Correspondence, November 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 28
    Official Correspondence, December 1861.
  • Box 1
    Folder 29
    Official Correspondence, January 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 30
    Official Correspondence, February 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 31
    Official Correspondence, March 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 32
    Official Correspondence, April 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 33
    Official Correspondence, May 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 34
    Official Correspondence, June 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 35
    Official Correspondence, July 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 36
    Official Correspondence, August 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 37
    Official Correspondence, September 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 38
    Official Correspondence, October 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 39
    Official Correspondence, November 1862.
  • Box 1
    Folder 40
    Official Correspondence, December 1862.
  • Box 2
    Folder 41
    Official Correspondence, January 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 42
    Official Correspondence, February 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 43
    Official Correspondence, April 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 44
    Official Correspondence, June 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 45
    Official Correspondence, July 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 46
    Official Correspondence, August 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 47
    Official Correspondence, September 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 48
    Official Correspondence, October 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 49
    Official Correspondence, November 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 50
    Official Correspondence, December 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 51
    Official Correspondence, January 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 52
    Official Correspondence, February 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 53
    Official Correspondence, March 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 54
    Official Correspondence, April 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 55
    Official Correspondence, May 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 56
    Official Correspondence, June 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 57
    Official Correspondence, July 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 58
    Official Correspondence, August 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 59
    Official Correspondence, September 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 60
    Official Correspondence, October 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 61
    Official Correspondence, November 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 62
    Official Correspondence, December 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 63
    Official Correspondence, January 1865.
  • Box 2
    Folder 64
    Official Correspondence, February 1865.
  • Box 2
    Folder 65
    Official Correspondence, March 1865.
  • Box 2
    Folder 66
    Official Correspondence, April 1865.
  • Box 2
    Folder 67
    Official Correspondence, undated.
  • Box 2
    Folder 68
    Telegrams, 1861-1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 69
    Personal Correspondence, 1863.
  • Box 2
    Folder 70
    Personal Correspondence, 1864.
  • Box 2
    Folder 71
    Envelopes.
Series III: Financial Records, 1861-1865.
Boxes: 2-8
Extent: 7 boxes.
  • Box 2
    Folder 72
    Monthly Financial Records, July 1861.
  • Box 2
    Folder 73
    Monthly Financial Records, August 1861.
  • Box 2
    Folder 74
    Monthly Financial Records, September 1861.
  • Box 2
    Folder 75
    Monthly Financial Records, October 1861.
  • Box 2
    Folder 76
    Monthly Financial Records, November 1861.
  • Box 2
    Folder 77
    Monthly Financial Records, December 1861.
  • Box 3
    Folder 78
    Monthly Financial Records, January 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 79
    Monthly Financial Records, February 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 80
    Monthly Financial Records, March 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 81
    Monthly Financial Records, april 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 82
    Monthly Financial Records, May 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 83
    Monthly Financial Records, June 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 84
    Monthly Financial Records, July 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 85
    Monthly Financial Records, October 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 86
    Monthly Financial Records, November 1862.
  • Box 3
    Folder 87
    Monthly Financial Records, April 1863.
  • Box 3
    Folder 88
    Monthly Financial Records, May 1863.
  • Box 3
    Folder 89
    Monthly Financial Records, July 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 90
    Monthly Financial Records, August 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 91
    Monthly Financial Records, September 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 92
    Monthly Financial Records, October 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 93
    Monthly Financial Records, November 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 94
    Monthly Financial Records, December 1863.
  • Box 4
    Folder 95
    Monthly Financial Records, January 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 96
    Monthly Financial Records, February 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 97
    Monthly Financial Records, March 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 98
    Monthly Financial Records, April 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 99
    Monthly Financial Records, May 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 100
    Monthly Financial Records, June 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 101
    Monthly Financial Records, July 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 102
    Monthly Financial Records, August 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 103
    Monthly Financial Records, September 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 104
    Monthly Financial Records, October 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 105
    Monthly Financial Records, November 1864.
  • Box 4
    Folder 106
    Monthly Financial Records, December 1864.
  • Box 5
    Folder 107
    Monthly Financial Records, January 1865, folder 1 of 2.
  • Box 5
    Folder 108
    Monthly Financial Records, January 1865, folder 2 of 2.
  • Box 5
    Folder 109
    Monthly Financial Records, February 1865.
  • Box 5
    Folder 110
    Monthly Financial Records, March 1865.
  • Box 5
    Folder 111
    Monthly Financial Records, April 1865.
  • Box 5
    Folder 112
    Quarterly Financial Records ending September 1861, folder 1 of 2.
  • Box 5
    Folder 113
    Quarterly Financial Records ending September 1861, folder 2 of 2.
  • Box 6
    Folder 114
    Quarterly Financial Records ending December 1861.
  • Box 6
    Folder 115
    Quarterly Financial Records ending March 1862.
  • Box 6
    Folder 116
    Quarterly Financial Records ending June 1862.
  • Box 6
    Folder 117
    Quarterly Financial Records ending September 1862.
  • Box 6
    Folder 118
    Quarterly Financial Records ending December 1862.
  • Box 6
    Folder 119
    Quarterly Financial Records ending September 1863.
  • Box 6
    Folder 120
    Quarterly Financial Records ending December 1863.
  • Box 6
    Folder 121
    Quarterly Financial Records ending March 1864.
  • Box 6
    Folder 122
    Quarterly Financial Records ending June 1864.
  • Box 7
    Folder 123
    Quarterly Financial Records ending September 1864.
  • Box 7
    Folder 124
    Quarterly Financial Records ending December 1864.
  • Box 7
    Folder 125
    Quarterly Financial Records ending March 1865.
  • Box 7
    Folder 126
    Miscellaneous financial records, 1861-1865.
  • Box 8
    Folder 127
    Miscellaneous receipts, 1861.
  • Box 8
    Folder 128
    Miscellaneous receipts, 1862.
  • Box 8
    Folder 129
    Miscellaneous receipts, 1863.
  • Box 8
    Folder 130
    Miscellanous receipts, 1864.
  • Box 8
    Folder 131
    Miscellaneous receipts, 1865 and undated.
  • Box 8
    Folder 132
    Price schedules.
  • Box 8
    Folder 133
    Reports of agents, 1864.
  • Box 8
    Folder 134
    Transportation invoices, 1864-1865.
Series IV: Miscellaneous Material.
Boxes: 8
Extent: 1 box.
  • Box 8
    Folder 135
    Printed material.
  • Box 8
    Folder 136
    Miscellaneous indexes.
  • Box 8
    Folder 135
    Miscellaneous documents.