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Confederate States of America. Quartermaster General’s Office


Administrative History

During the American Civil War, on February 26, 1861 the Confederate Congress created the position of Quartermaster General. Comprising the rest of the quartermaster bureau were six majors and a colonel. In May of 1861, the Confederate government moved to Richmond, Virginia; the administrative headquarters of the Quartermaster General were located on the corner of Ninth and Main St.

External source:

Wilson, Harold S. Confederate Industry: Manufacturers and Quartermasters in the Civil War. Jackson: University of Mississippi, 2002. (Call number HD9725 .W546 2002 in Newman Library)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Confederate Quartermaster Records

Identifier: Ms-2010-048

The collection contains two invoices and a letter from the Confederate Quartermaster General's Office, dated 1862, 1864, during the American Civil War. They list food and cookery purchases.

Dates: 1862 - 1864