U.S. Army Abstract of Payments Ledger

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U.S. Army Abstract of Payments Ledger, 1864-1867

Collection number: Wyles Mss 65

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    D. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    29 October 2002
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: U.S. Army Abstract of Payments Ledger,
Date (inclusive): 1864-1867
Collection Number: Wyles Mss 65
Creator: United States. Army
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 bound volume)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Vault
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

U.S. Army Abstract of Payments Ledger. Wyles Mss 65. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

History

Information about regulations and procedures regarding pay and related issues during the Civil War era may be found in printed works such as:
  • Hunter, R. F. Manual for Quartermasters and Commissaries... (1863)
  • United States, Auditor for Treasury Department. Instructions in Preparing Claims for Soldiers' Pay (1862).
  • United States. Pay Department (War Department). Annual Report of the Paymaster-General of the Army, 1867-1869.
  • United States, War Department, Pay Department. The Army Paymaster's Manual... (1864).

Scope and Content of Collection

1 bound volume, a Civil War era ledger kept by F. A. Hixson, U.S. Army Major and Paymaster. Includes names and ranks, with figures for pay, subsistence, forage, clothing of servants, and clothing of soldiers, 1864-1867.

Collection Contents

Box

1 bound volume, a Civil War era ledger kept by F. A. Hixson, U.S. Army Major and Paymaster. Includes names and ranks, with figures for pay, subsistence, forage, clothing of servants, and clothing of soldiers, 1864 - 1867