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Notebook of lists and accounts made by George T. Garrison

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Created by
Garrison, George Thompson, American, 1836 - 1904
Subject of
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865
Medium
leather, ink and graphite on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 5 × 3 1/8 × 7/16 in. (12.7 × 7.9 × 1.1 cm)
Type
notebooks
Place used
Folly Island, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1864
Description
A small, leather bond notebook. Written on the inside cover: [George T. Garrison/1st Lieut . & .A.R.L.M./55th Reg't Mass. Vol./Folly Island, S. C.,/Feb. 11th, 1864.]
This appears to be a personal notebook kept by G.T. Garrison which contains notes on a number of topics including food lists, company rankings, pricing lists, clothing supplies, notes about stolen items, camp and equipage items, stationary, notes, accounts, diary elements, and lists of personnel. The first list reads [Account Diary of Government Allowances of Subsistence Stores].
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Military
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Garrison Family in memory of George Thompson Garrison
Object number
2014.115.3.37
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture