United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Jefferson Justice's handwritten report in September 1863 of items lost in transportation from Crab Orchard, Kentucky to Knoxville, Tennessee after the 1863 Siege of Knoxville; items mentioned include bread, coffee, and sugar.
This collection consists of a supply order given by John W. Frazer of the 9th U.S. Infantry, during the Civil War. The request is dated August 31, 1859 from Camp Osoyoos in Washington Territory.
N. E. Prentice's diary covers approximately seventy pages and dates from January through July of 1865. The entries discuss such topics as the foraging his unit has done, deserters, Union prisoners, African-American refugees, mustering out, Prentice's travel home, and his work after returning home. The diary also contains approximately seventeen pages of autographs from fellow soldiers and several pages of miscellaneous lists and notes.
The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864.