Consolidated ration return of Colonel H. C. Merriam; July 20, 1865
Collection: Sharkey Series 773
Contributors: Funding for this project provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives.; Funding for this project provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Coverage (time period): 1865
Creator: Merriam, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1837-1912; Risdon, O. C.
Description: From the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Governor Sharkey Collection. Consolidated ration return of Colonel H. C. Merriam, 73rd United States Colored Infantry, requesting rations to be issued for men of his command at Jackson, Mississippi. The return is approved by Colonel O. C. Risdon, thus authorizing the Assistant Commissary of Subsistence to issue the requested rations.
Digital repository: Mississippi Digital Library.
Digital collection: Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
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File extension: jpg
File name: mdah_773-958-03-079-001.jpg
Format: Digital reproduction of a 8" x 10" 1-page document.
Geographic location: Jackson (Miss.)
Mississippi county: Hinds County (Miss.)
Notes: This item is part of the Civil War and Reconstruction Governors of Mississippi Project; https://cwrgm.org/
Publisher: Mississippi Department of Archives and History. (electronic version); Mississippi Digital Library. (electronic version)
Record created by: Britany Castilaw; Dalton Wood; Michael Singleton; Austin Justice; MICHAELLAPTOP\Michael
Contributing institution: Item housed at Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Rights: NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES; http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Source: Box 958, Folder 3
Subject: African Americans; Food; Mississippi. Governor; Operational rations (Military supplies); Rationing; Sharkey, William Lewis, 1798-1873; United States. Army; United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 73rd (1864-1865); United States. Army--Commissariat; United States. Army--Officers; United States. Army--Supplies and stores; United States. Colored Troops
Title: Consolidated ration return of Colonel H. C. Merriam; July 20, 1865
Resource type: Text