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W. R. Boggs Reminiscences

Identifier: MS-0879
Abstract In this typescript (written at his daughter's often repeated request to know something of my war history) W. R. Boggs recounts his service as a Confederate officer during the Civil War. He begins his narrative with his departure from the U. S. Army at the start of the conflict and continues on to describe his service as head of the Confederate Ordnance Bureau, as Colonel and Chief Engineer of the Georgia State Forces, as a staff officer for General E. Kirby Smith (during which time he...
Dates: 1891 January 16, circa 1911

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. X
  • Subject: Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. X