Citation. Augusta Arsenal, Augusta, Georgia, Miscellaneous Papers, 1861, 91 - 02. Reese Library Manuscript Collections, Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia.
The U. S. Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia, was surrendered to the State of Georgia in 1861. It continued and expanded its mission of constructing and repairing ordnance and ordnance stores throughout the War Between the States. The Augusta Arsenal was under the general superintendence of F. C. Humphreys, Military Store Keeper, C. S. A.
List of Records.
Folder 1. Inventories(Five pieces, 1/4 inch).
The inventories date from April to May 1861. They include ordnance and ordnance stores from units in an around Charleston, S. C, Fort Pulaski [Savannah, Ga.] and the Arsenal at Augusta, Ga. The inventories are multi-page and are listed by Class of ordnance.
Class I. Cannon
Class II. Artillery Carriages.
Class III. Artillery Implements and Equipment.
Class IV. Artillery projectiles and their appendages unprepared for service.
Class V. Artillery projectiles, with their appendages prepared for services.
Class VI. Small Arms.
Class VII. Accouterments, implements, and equipment for small arms, and horse equipment for cavalry.
Class VIII. Powder, ammunition for Small Arms, &C, and materials.
Class IX. Parts or incomplete sets of any of the articles inserted in the preceding classes.
Class X. Miscellaneous
Folder 2. Inventory, Fort Pulaski [Savannah, Ga.], July 1, 1861. (1 piece, 14 pages. 1/8 inch).
"Form No. 1" signed by Second Lieutenant Philip McCuyler, Acting Ordnance Officer of the Savannah Artillery. This inventory used the same classifications as those of Folder 1.
Folder 3. Invoices and Statements. (Ten pieces, 1/4 inch).
Copies of invoices of material received, purchased, issued, fabricated, transferred, consumed and found at the Augusta Arsenal in the second quarter of 1861 (ending July 1, 1861).
Created by: William R. Wells, II, Reese Library. July 27,