Fort Taylor Corps of Engineers payroll
Scope and Contents
Payroll of a Corps of Engineers in service at Fort Taylor, Key West, Florida. Complete in detail and shows 278 signatures of members of the Corps who acknowledged having received the amounts listed from Captain Walter McFarland.
Also known as MSS 0-121.
- Other: Majority of material found in 1864
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1957
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
Fort Taylor, Key West was begun in 1844 and completed two years later. Entrance West end of United Street is a Coast Guard base with artillery mounted behind fortified ramps. It was held by Union forces during the Civil War. Nearly 300 bloackade runners were captured, nrought there and tried in the admirality court during the War.
Note written by Taken from Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State
Language of Materials
Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Whitlock Inc.
Existence and Location of Originals
Portions of collection available online?: No
Processed February 13, 1964. Formerly part of vertical files.
- Financial Records Subject Source: Local sources
- Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fort Zachary Taylor (Key West, Fla.)
- McFarland, Walter
- Payrolls Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Engineering and construction Subject Source: Local sources
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
- United States. Army. Pay Department Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fort Taylor Corps of Engineers payroll
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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