A Guide to the Thomas Y. England Papers, 1864
During the Civil War, Thomas Y. England was the Chief Commissary of Subsistence for the U. S. Army of the Potomac and captain in the army’s 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps.
A book of issues composes the Thomas Y. England Papers, 1864, documenting England’s tenure as chief commissary of subsistence for the U.S. Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. The book records the amount of subsistence stores issued to various divisions of the Army of the Potomac and contains abstracts of inspection reports made by corps commissaries to the chief commissary.
This collection is open for research use.
Thomas Y. England Papers, 1864, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers