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State Arsenal / MN Volunteer Militia supply lists – January 24, 1862

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Transcription of a list of supplies received by the State Arsenal from Captain B. Chambers of the Minnesota Volunteer Militia:

“State Arsenal in ass [association] with the Volunteer Militia and others
1862
[…]
[Jany] 24  To Ordnance and ordnance stores rec’d Jany 17th of Capt. B. Chambers Owatonna Rifle[,] Grays 9th Regt[,] 2 Brig.[,] 1 Division M.V.M. [Minnesota Volunteer Militia]
60 Brown Percussion Rifles pattern 1844
58 [Gun] Wipers
30 Screw Drivers
6 Ball Screws
3 Spring Vises
4 Bullet Moulds
60 Cartridge Boxes with Plates
60 Cap Pouches
60 Waist Belts
59 Plates
60 Gun Slings
4 Packing Boxes”

Citation: January 9, 1862, Supply list; Daybook, Quartermaster General, 1861-1863, p. 201. Minnesota: Adjutant General. Records. Minnesota Historical Society. State Archives.

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