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Confederate Pensions and Records - Georgia Soldier Roster Commission - Rosters Compiled By the Commission

 Series
Identifier: 058-02-026

Scope and Contents

The Georgia Soldier Roster Commission gathered information on Georgia Confederate soldiers in order to verify the service of pension applicants. The information in the rosters summarizing each man's service was compiled from various sources, including: (1) statements taken from pension applications; (2) statements and rosters submitted to the Roster Commission by ex-Confederate soldiers; and (3) original documents from the governor's office and the state adjutant general's office for the war years. In most instances the the rosters do not indicate the source of the information.

Dates

  • Created: 1861-1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

99.00 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Part 1 of the series is arranged alphabetically by the county from which the company was organized. This is sub-divided into two groups, (1) all units except militia and (2) militia. Part 2 is arranged by military unit designation in the following order: (1) volunteer infantry regiments, battalions, and independent companies; (2) volunteer legions; (3) volunteer cavalry regiments, battalions and independent companies; (4) volunteer artillery units; (5) reserves; (6) local defense troops; (7) state line troops; (8) militia; (9) state troops; (10) state guards; and (11) miscellaneous and unidentified units.

Rosters of the volunteer infantry regiments include typescripts of the information found in the "Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865," 6 vols., compiled by Lillian Henderson, Director of the Confederate Pensions and Records Department.
Title
Confederate Pensions and Records - Georgia Soldier Roster Commission - Rosters Compiled By the Commission
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States