Captain Joseph A. Davison Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection is a sample of Civil War documents which illustrate efficiently organized military records. It contains examples of Invoices, receipts, forms, correspondence and other related papers. These documents contain many names of officers, non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians and privates. The letters are from Fairfax, Virginia, dated 1863. Subjects and persons discussed in the collection include: military supplies, Gettysburg, William Harding, Charles, Allen, A. B. Madison, William Burgess, Peter States, B. F. Ashenfelder, William D. Dixon, J. A. Waggoner, and A. B. Jamison.
- Other: Majority of material found in 1863
- Other: Date acquired: 08/16/1965
- Davison, Joseph A. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
Captain J. A. Davison, Pennsylvania and Fairfax, Virginia. Quartermaster during Civil War. Officer in charge. U.S.A. Quartermaster, 6th Pa. Rgt. during the Civil War. 1863.
Language of Materials
A collection of Civil War documents which are examples of efficiently organized military records. The papers contain many names of officers, non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians, and privates, Captain J. A. Davison Papers - Civil War 1863
Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Taber Hamilton
Processed September, 1965.
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Captain Joseph A. Davison Papers
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