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Box 1261.409


Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Confederate States of America Production Records, 1863-1864

 File — Box: 1261.409
Series Description From the Series: Includes any reports or records in the varied areas of operation that document Shelby's efforts to produce iron. These areas include blacksmith shops, rolling mill, stables, engine room, supply house, machine shop, and furnaces. Various inventories and distribution reports may be found throughout the series. The series contains many records documenting the receipt, usage, and measurement of charcoal. This series contains the following subseries: Blacksmith Records and Reports; Charcoal and...
Dates: 1863-1864

Kimball Contract Ledgers , 1867-1868, 1869-1870

 File — Box: 1261.409
Series Description From the Series: In addition to the manufacturing operations that supported iron production, Shelby Iron Company either had contracts with local businesses or operated their own businesses that their employees and their families patronized in the communities where Shelby had facilities, such as Coosa, Lamar, or Bolling. Records relating to the stores or commissaries make up the bulk of this series, but other functions include housing, hotel, grist mill, post office, and a school. This series includes the...
Dates: 1867-1868, 1869-1870