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Guide to the George A. Flagg papers, 1860-1883 and undated, bulk 1862-1866

Abstract

Captain George A. Flagg was the assistant quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac and was stationed at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. The collection contains letters, reports, military telegrams, and papers pertaining to supplies and logistics in Maryland and West Virginia.

Descriptive Summary

Title
George A. Flagg papers
Creator
Flagg, George A.
Extent
9.0 Linear feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection contains letters, reports, military telegrams, and papers pertaining to supplies and logistics in Maryland and West Virginia. Letters and telegrams include requisitions for supplies, recommendations, requests from civilians for payment or inquiries for the sale of goods, and letters concerning remuneration for property damage. There are also circulars dealing with quartermaster regulations, daily record sheets of supplies, account sheets of Flagg's activities, receipt rolls of hired men, and reports on the means of transportation and animals at Harpers Ferry.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Papers, 1860-1862 July
(3.0 folders)
Box 1
Papers, 1862 Aug - 1863 Jan 19
(3.0 folders)
Box 2
Papers, 1863 Jan. 20 April
(3.0 folders)
Box 3
Papers, 1863 May-1864 Feb.
(3.0 folders)
Box 4
Papers, 1864 Mar.-Sept.
(4.0 folders)
Box 5
Papers, 1864 Oct. 1-Nov. 18
(3.0 folders)
Box 6
Letter copy book, 1864 Nov. 19-Dec.
(3.0 folders)
Box 7
Miscellaneous letters, 1865 Jan.-March
(3.0 folders)
Box 8
Miscellaneous clippings, 1865 Apr.-June
(3.0 folders)
Box 9
Journal, 1865 July-Dec.
(4.0 folders)
Box 10
Papers, 1866 Jan.-1883
(4.0 folders)
Box 11
Bills, Receipts, and Reports, 1861-1865 Oct.
(3.0 folders)
Box 12
Bills, Receipts, and Reports, 1865 Nov.-1879 and undated
(2.0 folders)
Box 13

Historical Note

Captain George A. Flagg was the assistant quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac and was stationed at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia (1861-1866).

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George A. Flagg papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The George A. Flagg papers were acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1952 and 1957.

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Library Staff

Accessions described in this finding aid include 48-1200.