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U.S. Army Abstract of Payments Ledger
Wyles Mss 65  
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Description
1 bound volume, a Civil War era ledger kept by F. A. Hixson, U.S. Army Major and Paymaster. Includes names and ranks, with figures for pay, subsistence, forage, clothing of servants, and clothing of soldiers, 1864-1867.
Background
Information about regulations and procedures regarding pay and related issues during the Civil War era may be found in printed works such as:
  • Hunter, R. F. Manual for Quartermasters and Commissaries... (1863)
  • United States, Auditor for Treasury Department. Instructions in Preparing Claims for Soldiers' Pay (1862).
  • United States. Pay Department (War Department). Annual Report of the Paymaster-General of the Army, 1867-1869.
  • United States, War Department, Pay Department. The Army Paymaster's Manual... (1864).
  • Extent
    .2 linear feet (1 bound volume)
    Restrictions
    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
    Availability
    None.