Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition Records, 1861-1865



Collection Summary

Creator: Johnson, Charles B.
Title: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records
Dates: 1861-1865
Abstract: Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.
Identification: MS 332
Quantity: 0.1 lin. ft. (1 folder)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Sketch

Charles B. Johnson of Johnson and Grimes, was a quartermaster in the Indian Territory, now known as Oklahoma and Texas. He helped to supply various Confederate military outfits with food. He was also from time to time ordered to furnish Indians with favorable relationships with the Confederate Government food and supplies.


Scope and Contents

Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition records pertain to the business of the Wichita Indian Agency as well as receipts, quartermasters’ store lists, payment abstracts, invoices, and records of acquisitions made by the Confederate States of America in the State of Texas.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Johnson papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Index Terms

Subjects
Requisitions, Military--Texas
Subjects (Organizations)
Wichita Indian Agency
Johnson and Grimes
Confederate States of America.
Subjects (Places)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--history
Formats
Correspondence
Receipts
Invoices

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles B. Johnson Confederate Supply Requisition Records, 1861-1865, MS 332, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

Purchased for the Fondren Library by the O.W.L.S., 1932.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series I. 1861-1862

Letter from unknown to Johnson and Grimes Re: Price of Rations, Novemeber 16, 1861
Note from C.A. Rickel to J.J. Sturm Re: Issuance of Rations, February 1, 1862 (includes two copies)
Document signed by A.D. Chase certifying Validity of Purchase, December 10, 1862
Document signed by G.C. Dugan certifying Validity of Purchases, December 15, 1862
Letter from H.S. Woodward to Charles B. Johnson, December 23, 1862
Document signed by Samuel Hillbrauner certifying Validity of Purchases, December 29, 1862
Document signed by L.B. Barton certifying Validity of Purchases, January 1, 1862



 

Series II. 1863-1865

Letter from unknown (Major G?) to Charles B. Johnson, January 26, 1863
Letter from G. Cawfield to Charles B. Johnson, January 29, 1863
Note from Captain Fraley to Charles B. Johnson Re: Supplies, February 7, 1863 (with envelope)
Note from G. Cawfield to Charles B. Johnson, February 26, 1863
List of items used by Charles B. Johnson during the 4th quarter, 1862, and 1rst quarter, 1863
Abstract of items purchased in Sherman, Texas, signed by Charles B. Johnson, March 31, 1863
Note from L.B. Pearson to Charles B. Johnson, June 5, 1863
Bill from United States Indian Department to Johnson and Grimes for Supplies, ca. June 1865