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Collection Number: 00551

Collection Title: George Thompson Confederate Quartermaster Records, 1861-1865

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1000 items)
Abstract George Sidney Thompson was the quartermaster of the 28th North Carolina Regiment, 1861-1864, and in the Military District of Florida, Confederate States of America, 1864-1865. The collection includes official Confederate quartermaster records kept chiefly by George Sidney Thompson for the 28th North Carolina Regiment, 1861-1864, and including requisitions for supplies, muster rolls, pay records, vouchers, receipts, and military orders; a few records of the 33rd and 7th North Carolina regiments; and Thompson's papers as quartermaster in the Military District of Florida, November 1864-February 1865.
Creator Thompson, George, 1839-1876.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the George Thompson Confederate Quartermaster Records, #551, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Cornelia P. Spencer of Chapel Hill, N.C., prior to 1940.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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George Sidney Thompson (1839-1876) was the quartermaster of the 28th North Carolina Regiment, 1861-1864, and in the Military District of Florida, Confederate States of America, 1864-1865.

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The collection includes official Confederate quartermaster records kept chiefly by George Sidney Thompson for the 28th North Carolina Regiment, 1861-1864, and including requisitions for supplies, muster rolls, pay records, vouchers, receipts, and military orders; a few records of the 33rd and 7th North Carolina regiments; and Thompson's papers as quartermaster in the Military District of Florida, November 1864-February 1865. There are also a few postwar papers, 1866-1877, of W. E. Thompson and H. C. Thompson of Orange County, who were employees of the United States Internal Revenue Department in North Carolina.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, April 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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