G.W. Kilgore discharge paper
New Search | Return to Search Results

G.W. Kilgore discharge paper

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Legrand, G.M.
Title: G.W. Kilgore discharge paper
Dates: 1862 July 17
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS674f

Biographical/Historical Note

G. W. Kilgore, a resident of Walker County, Alabama, was born in 1827 and served as a private in Captain McCaskill’s Company, Howards Battalion, Confederate States Cavalry. He enlisted on December 25, 1861, and was discharged on July 17, 1862, as a result of the Conscript Act of Congress. Additional biographical information about G.W. Kilgore has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains G.W. Kilgore's discharge paper (Form No. 4) completed on July 17, 1862. The form provides basic information on Kilgore and his Civil War service and is signed by Lieutenant G.M. Legrand.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army Calvary.
Kilgore, G.W.

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

G.W. Kilgore discharge certificate, MSS 674f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1998

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List



1Discharge paper, 1862 July 17 View online.