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Gorgas, Josiah 1818-1883

Overview
Works: 76 works in 129 publications in 1 language and 3,805 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Claims  Personal narratives  Handbooks and manuals  Rules  Registers (Lists)  Examinations  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E487, B
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The ordnance manual for the use of the officers of the Confederate States Army by Confederate States of America( Book )

11 editions published between 1863 and 1995 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military commission to Europe in 1855 and 1856. Report of Major Alfred Mordecai, of the Ordnance department by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1860 and 1861 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Message of the President of the United States communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of the 12th instant, information in relation to the states of the Union lately in rebellion, accompanied by a report of Carl Schurz on the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana ; also a report of Lieutenant General Grant, on the same subject by Confederate States of America( Book )

4 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Relating to the trial and conviction of W.E. Coffman by a military court, and to a writ of habeas corpus issued from the circuit court of Rockingham County, Va., to prevent the execution of said Coffman"--Page [1]
Instructions to ordnance officers in the field by Confederate States of America( Book )

3 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rules to be observed in the laboratories of C.S. arsenals and ordnance depots by Confederate States of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports by Confederate States of America( Book )

2 editions published in 1861 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranges of parrott guns by Confederate States of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estimate of additional funds required for the service of the Ordnance Bureau, for the period ending 30th June, 1863 by Confederate States of America( Book )

2 editions published in 1863 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rifled infantry arms : a brief description of the modern system of small arms as adopted in the various European armies by Julius Schön( Book )

3 editions published between 1861 and 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estimate of funds required by Ordnance Bureau to supply deficiencies caused by transfers from Quartermaster's Department during the year 1862 by Confederate States of America( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.), Macon, Ga., May 30, 1863 : additional rules for the laboratories of C.S. Arsenals and ordnance depots by C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns inspection of laboratory products
The journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878 by Josiah Gorgas( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josiah Gorgas was best known as the highly regarded Chief of Confederate Ordnance. Born in 1818, he attended West Point, served in the U.S. Army, and later, after marrying Amelia Gayle, daughter of a former Alabama governor, joined the Confederacy. After the Civil War he served as president of The University of Alabama until ill health forced him to resign. His journals, maintained between 1857 and 1878, reflect the family's economic successes and failures, detail the course of the South through the Civil War, and describe the ordeal of Reconstruction. Few journals cover such a sweep of histor
Extracts from Josiah Gorgas notes written chiefly soon after the close of the war by Josiah Gorgas( )

3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes written by General Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, CSA, concerning the gathering and issue of ordnance supplies during the Civil War
C.S. Central Laboratory, (Ordn.), Macon, Ga., June 12, 1863 : memorandum with reference to size of polygonal cores for 6-PDR., 24-PDR. and 32 PDR. shell by C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil War diary of General Josiah Gorgas by Josiah Gorgas( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.), Macon Ga., April 30, 1864 : (circular) : 1st--the manufacture of portfires will be suspended by C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.) Macon, Ga., March 14th, 1864 : (circular) : 1st small-arms' ammunition by C.S. Central Laboratory (Ordn.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Communication concerning deficiencies in the appropriation for ordnance] by Confederate States of America( Book )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The journals of Josiah Gorgas, 1857-1878
Alternative Names
Josiah Gorgas Amerikaans academielid (1818-1883)

Josiah Gorgas generale e accademico statunitense

Горгас, Джошуа

Languages
English (88)

Covers
Love and duty : Amelia and Josiah Gorgas and their family