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Army of the Potomac Ledger
Wyles Mss 66  
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  • Administrative Information
  • Administrative History
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Army of the Potomac Ledger,
    Date (inclusive): 1864-1865
    Collection Number: Wyles Mss 66
    Creator: United States. Army. Army of the Potomac
    Extent: .3 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


    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

    Army of the Potomac Ledger. Wyles Mss 66. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Godwin J. Pelissero, 1987.

    Administrative History

    Information about the history of the Army of the Potomac may be found in printed works such as:

    Catton, Bruce. Mr. Lincoln's Army (1951).

    Hassler, Warren W. Commanders of the Army of the Potomac (1962).

    Holstein, Anna Morris Ellis. Three Years in Field Hospitals of the Army of the Potomac (1867).

    Katcher, Philip R. N. Army of the Potomac (1976).

    McClellan, George Brinton. Complete Report on Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac (1864).

    Swinton, William. Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac (1866).

    Wilkeson, Frank. Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac (1886).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    U.S. Army Headquarters, Army of the Potomac -- 1 Civil War era ledger, 1864-1865, entitled Report of Names of Officers doing duty in the Quartermasters Department, including number of staff, line officers and enlisted men for duty; and number of cavalry, artillery, ambulances, and private horses, mules, oxen and other means of transportation in each regiment, battery or detachment.