Confederate Commissary General: Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army

Confederate Commissary General Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army This is the first full length study of a major supply bureau on either side of the Civil War Confederate Commissary General looks at food the most basic of all supplies Everyone recognized the import

  • Title: Confederate Commissary General: Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army
  • Author: Jerrold Northrop Moore
  • ISBN: 9780942597752
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This is the first full length study of a major supply bureau on either side of the Civil War Confederate Commissary General looks at food, the most basic of all supplies Everyone recognized the importance of plentiful food and its efficient distribution to sustain the fighting forces Yet, political infighting, protection of each state s own interest, and scandalous rumoThis is the first full length study of a major supply bureau on either side of the Civil War Confederate Commissary General looks at food, the most basic of all supplies Everyone recognized the importance of plentiful food and its efficient distribution to sustain the fighting forces Yet, political infighting, protection of each state s own interest, and scandalous rumors made Commissary General Northrop s task immeasurably difficult This examination of Confederate food supply and distribution is an indispensable addition to every military history library Jerrold Northrop Moore here offers new research from unpublished manuscripts on the infrastructure of the Confederate war machine Topics covered include Southern agriculture, railroads, money supply, naval blockade running, overland trading through enemy lines, military strategy and tactics, the Confederate Congress, and the work of a wide range of Southern leaders from Jefferson Davis and Robert E Lee downwards.

    Lucius B Northrop Lucius B Northrop Lucius Bellinger Northrop September , February , , was the Commissary General of the armed forces of the Confederate States of America Appointed by Confederate president Jefferson Davis, a personal friend, Northrop was responsible for the logistics and supply chain that transported food, clothing, Confederate commissary general Lucius Bellinger Northrop Confederate commissary general Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army Jerrold Northrop Moore This full length study looks at food, the most basic of all supplies, using unpublished manuscripts on the infrastructure of the Confederate war machine. Confederate Commissary General Lucius Bellinger Northrop This is the first full length study of a major supply bureau on either side of the Civil War Confederate Commissary General looks at food, the most basic of all supplies Everyone recognized the importance of plentiful food and its efficient distribution to sustain the fighting forces. CONFEDERATE COMMISSARY GENERAL, PROVISIONAL ARMY OF CONFEDERATE COMMISSARY GENERAL, PROVISIONAL ARMY OF TENNESSEE KNOXVILLE , LEDGER, JOURNAL OF ELIZA RHEA ANDERSON FAIN, Major Richard Gammon Fain, Commissary General, Provisional Army of Tennessee, and other commissary employees made the entries The second is a journal kept by Fain s wife, Eliza, from to her entries are Lucius B Northrop Commissary General of the Confederacy LUCIUS B NORTHROP COMMISSARY GENERAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Thomas Robson Hay Lucius Bellinger Northrop, Confederate commissary general, was and undoubtedly still is one of die most vilified figures in Southern history His antecedents and early career, his friendship and relations widi Jefferson Davis, the circumstances State of Tennessee Department of State Tennessee State One volume item contains two documents The first is a Confederate States Commissary Department ledger kept at Knoxville, Tennessee, between October and June Major Richard Gammon Fain, Commissary General, Provisional Army of Tennessee, and William Hoffman United States Army On October , Hoffman was brevetted to brigadier general for faithful and meritorious services during the Rebellion, and then brevetted to major general on March , , for faithful, meritorious and distinguished services as Commissary General of Prisoners during the Rebellion He served in the post of Commissary General until November , .

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