Leland, George S. Papers, 1862-1864

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator: George S. Leland

Title: Papers, 1862-1864

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, see the Curator of Special Collections.

Size of Collection: 5 cubic feet

Location Number: Mss/A/L537

Scope and Content Note

Leland collection contains various letters, papers, and correspondence related to the duties of a Civil War quartermaster Much of the correspondence concerns requisitions, abstracts, provision estimates, telegrams regarding rations, lists of issues, officer’s complaints, special military orders, public letters dealing with private citizens and property, and invoices of subsistence stores and commissary property Collection also includes a canvas ration conversion chart as well as eight leather-bound issue, or “tally” books that inventory commissary railroad cargo Captain George S Leland was a Union quartermaster in the Department of West Virginia’s Office of Commissary Subsistence at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia .

Biographical Note

Captain George S Leland was a federal army quartermaster in the Union Department of West Virginia’s Office of Commissary Subsistence (CS) His command was stationed at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, from 1862 to 1864

Folder List

Folder 1: Public Letters, September 1862

Folder 2: Abstracts of Issues, Provisions, Vouchers, September 1862

Folder 3: Abstracts of Issues, Provisions, Vouchers, September 1862

Folder 4: Abstracts of Issues, Provisions, Vouchers, September 1862

Folder 5: Estimates, September 1862

Folder 6: Commissary Subsistence Papers, October 1862

Folder 7: Estimates, October 1862

Folder 8: Estimates, October 1862

Folder 9: Estimates, October 1862

Folder 10: Content Cards, October 1862

Folder 11: Beef Orders, October 1862

Folder 12: Stores Received, October 1862

Folder 13: Abstracts of Provisions, Receipts, October 1862

Folder 14: Abstracts of Provisions, Receipts, October 1862

Folder 15: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 16: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 17: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 18: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 19: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 20: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 21: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 22: Receipts of Subsistence Stores, October 1862

Folder 23: Miscellaneous Correspondence, October 1862

Folder 24: Miscellaneous Correspondence, October 1862

Folder 25: Miscellaneous Correspondence, October 1862

Folder 26: Telegrams, October 1862-January 1863

Folder 27: Letters Received, October 1862-January 1863

Folder 28: Vouchers, Abstracts, November 1862

Folder 29: Estimates, November 1862

Folder 30: Public Letters, November 1862

Folder 31: Invoices of Subsistence Stores, November 1862

Folder 32: Invoices of Subsistence Stores, November 1862

Folder 33: Invoices of Subsistence Stores, November 1862

Folder 34: Invoices of Subsistence Stores, November 1862

Folder 35: Miscellaneous Correspondence, November-December 1862

Folder 36: Receipts, Invoices of Commissary Property, December 1862

Folder 37: Abstracts of Contingencies, December 1862

Folder 38: Miscellaneous Correspondence, December 1862

Folder 39: Receipts and Abstracts of Subsistence Stores, December 1862

Folder 40: Receipts and Abstracts of Subsistence Stores, December 1862

Folder 41: Receipts and Abstracts of Subsistence Stores, December 1862

Folder 42: Public Letters, December 1862

Folder 43: Miscellaneous Correspondence, December 1862-January 1863

Folder 44: Miscellaneous Letters, Department of West Virginia, 1863

Folder 45: Public Letters, January 1863

Folder 46: Abstracts of Issues, January 1863

Folder 47: Abstracts of Issues, January 1863

Folder 48: Public Letters, February 1863

Folder 49: Abstracts of Issues, February 1863

Folder 50: Abstracts of Issues, February 1863

Folder 51: Miscellaneous Correspondence, February-April 1863

Folder 52: Miscellaneous Correspondence, February-April 1863

Folder 53: Telegrams Concerning Burnside’s Corps, March 1863

Folder 54: Abstracts of Issues, March 1863

Folder 55: Abstracts of Issues, March 1863

Folder 56: Abstracts of Issues, March 1863

Folder 57: Abstracts of Contingencies for 2 nd Quarter, March-June 1863

Folder 58: Abstracts of Issues, May 1863

Folder 59: Abstracts of Issues, May 1863

Folder 60: Letters and Requisitions, May 1860

Folder 61: Public Letters, May 1861

Folder 62: Public Letters, June 1863

Folder 63: Abstracts of Issues, June 1863

Folder 64: Abstracts of Issues, June 1863

Folder 65: Abstracts of Issues, June 1863

Folder 66: Abstracts of Issues, June 1863

Folder 67: Public Letters, July 1863

Folder 68: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 69: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 70: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 71: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 72: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 73: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 74: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 75: Abstracts of Issues, July 1863

Folder 76: Estimates, July 1863

Folder 77: Estimates, July 1863

Folder 78: Abstracts of Contingencies, July 1863

Folder 79: Abstracts of Issues, August 1863

Folder 80: Abstracts of Issues, August 1863

Folder 81: Abstracts of Issues, August 1863

Folder 82: Abstracts of Issues, August 1863

Folder 83: Commissary Subsistence and Unlabeled Papers, August 1863

Folder 84: Sales to Officers, September 1863

Folder 85: Public Letters, September 1863

Folder 86: Abstracts of Issues, September 1863

Folder 87: Miscellaneous Correspondence, September 1863

Folder 88: Extra Issues, September 1863

Folder 89: 3 rd Quarter Return Vouchers, October 1863

Folder 90: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, October 1863

Folder 91: Abstracts of Issues, November 1863

Folder 92: Abstracts of Issues, November 1863

Folder 93: Abstracts of Issues, November 1863

Folder 94: Abstracts of Issues, November 1863

Folder 95: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, November 1863

Folder 96: Public Letters, December 1863

Folder 97: Abstracts of Issues, January 1864

Folder 98: Abstracts of Issues, January 1864

Folder 99: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, January 1864

Folder 100: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, January 1864

Folder 101: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, January 1864

Folder 102: Money Papers, January 1864

Folder 103: Estimates, January 1864

Folder 104: Transportation Receipts, Beef Orders, February 1864

Folder 105: Public Letters, February 1864

Folder 106: Abstracts of Issues, February 1864

Folder 107: Abstracts of Issues, February 1864

Folder 108: Public Letters, March 1864

Folder 109: Abstracts of Issues, March 1864

Folder 110: Abstracts of Issues, March 1864

Folder 111: Abstracts of Issues, March 1864

Folder 112: Public Letters, April 1864

Folder 113: Money Papers, April 1864

Folder 114: Abstracts of Issues, April 1864

Folder 115: Abstracts of Issues, April 1864

Folder 116: Abstracts of Issues, May 1864

Folder 117: Abstracts of Issues, May 1864

Folder 118: Commissary Subsistence Correspondence, May 1864

Folder 119: Money Papers, May 1864

Folder 120: Public Letters, June 1864

Folder 121: Abstracts of Issues, June 1864

Folder 122: Abstracts of Issues, June 1864

Folder 123: Public Letters, July 1864

Folder 124: Abstracts of Issues, July 1864

Folder 125: Abstracts of Issues, July 1864

Folder 126: Abstracts of Issues, July 1864

Folder 127: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 128: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 129: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 130: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 131: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 132: Abstracts of Issues, August 1864

Folder 133: Invoices, August, 1864

Folder 134: Abstracts of Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 135: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 136: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 137: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 138: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 139: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 140: Receipts for Subsistence Stores, August 1864

Folder 141: Public Letters, August 1864

Folder 142: Public Letters, September 1864

Folder 143: Public Letters, September 1864

Folder 144: Abstracts of Issues, September 1864

Folder 145: Abstracts of Issues, September 1864

Folder 146: Abstracts of Issues, September 1864

Folder 147: Abstracts of Issues, September 1864

Folder 149: Abstracts of Issues, September 1864

Folder 150: Abstracts of Issues, October 1864

Folder 151: Abstracts of Issues, October 1864

Folder 152: Public Letters, October 1864

Folder 153: Abstracts of Issues, November 1864

Folder 154: Abstracts of Issues, November 1864

Folder 155: Public Letters, November 1864

Folder 156: Abstracts of Issues, December 1864

Folder 157: Abstracts of Issues, December 1864

Folder 158: Abstracts of Issues, December 1864

Folder 159: Abstracts of Issues, December 1864

Folder 160: Public Letters, December 1864

Folder 161: Public Letters, December 1864

Folder 162: Miscellaneous Correspondence

Folder 163: Ration Conversion Chart

Folder 164: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 165: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 166: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 167: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 168: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 169: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 170: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Folder 171: Leather-bound issue, or “tally” book, 1862

Subject Headings

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company

Harpers Ferry (W Va) – History

Leland, George S

Railroads – United States – History – 19th century

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Blockades

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Desertions

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Destruction and pillage

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Equipment and supplies

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Military courts

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Religious aspects

United States Army Quartermaster’s Dept

West Virginia – History – Civil War, 1861-1865

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