Army Quartermaster Records,1863-1864

Descriptive Summary

Title
Army Quartermaster Records,1863-1864
Creator
United States Army Quartermaster Corps
Extent
1 v.
Subjects
Anglo-Saxon (Steamboat)
Big Grey Eagle (Steamboat)
Ella Faber (Steamboat)
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company-- History-- 19th century.
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company-- History-- Sources.
Mercury (Steamboat)
Railroads-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Steamboats-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
Steamboats-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Supplies-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- Supplies and stores.
United States.-- Army-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Bills of lading kept by assistant quartermasters, 16 Dec. 1863-Oct. 1864, listing steamboats leaving Louisville, Ky. during this period, with names of ship's masters, destinations, cargoes, and names of officers receiving same. Steamboats most frequently listed include the Ella Farber, Big Grey Eagle, Mercury, and Anglo-Saxon. Also included are lists of supplies shipped via the Louisville and Nashville Railroad