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United States, Court for the Western Judicial District of Virginia, Treason Files

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3951

Overview

These are treason files of the "United States District Court for the Western Judicial District of Virginia". These legal documents include names, dates, locations, and sources of evidence, and were intended to direct an officer of the court to arrest a named person. Notable personalities identified in the records include Peregrine Hays of Gilmer County (folder 1); and John Pegram (folder 1), whose younger brother William served as a Confederate artillery officer during the war, seeing battle at Gettysburg, among numerous other engagements. These records were found filed with Harrison County Court records, A&M 1827.

Dates

  • 1861-1862

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.); (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
United States, Court for the Western Judicial District of Virginia, Treason Files, 1861-1862
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2013/08/14
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536