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McChesney, James Z.


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1391
Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants. Letter of Gen. T.M. Harris concerning organizing and outfitting of troops, 1861; copies of newspaper articles by Gen. Harris concerning "the Sabbath question", 1876; Letters (typescript copies) of Pvt. James Z. McCausland's Brigade, 1863-1864 (7 items), on the Battle of Droop Mountain: fight at Dublin, picket duty around Warm Springs, Virginia;...
Dates: Various Dates

James Z. McChesney Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2051
Overview Typescript copies of correspondence, diary entries, biographical sketches of Confederate veterans, manuscripts recounting battles, rosters of Confederate cavalry and infantry companies, and newspaper clippings of Pvt. James Z. McChesney of the Confederate States Army. Subjects include Confederate military activities, military activity in the Shenandoah Valley, McCausland's march on Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and information on various units and battles. Addendum of 2004/05/06 includes...
Dates: 1853-1959

McChesney Brothers, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2954
Overview Five letters concerning the death of Lt. Robert McChesney. 1) St. George, VA, July 2, 1861 from Mary Lee; 2) Holly Wood, VA, Jan. 26, 1863 from Bie Hansbrough; 3) Staunton, VA, May 6, 1889 from W.D. Reynolds; 4) King's River, CA, Dec. 28, 1883 from H. Maxwell; 5) St. George, WV, 10 June 1884 from H. Maxwell. There is also a letter authored by Alexander McChesney, Warm Springs, February 22, 1864, addressed to his mother. Finally, there is a letter to Robert McChesney from his commanding...
Dates: 1853-1870

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Chambersburg (Pa.) 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Braxton County (W. Va.) 1
Camp Allegheny 1