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Civil War Enlistment Records, Substitutions from Harrison County

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4021
Overview Records of men enlisted as substitutes and of men exempted from military service for providing a substitute. The records regard men mustered into the Union Army in Harrison County, West Virginia. Most of the records are written on official stationery and a few are handwritten. Records include dates of enlistment, names and physical descriptions of substitutes, names of exempted men, and signatures of a Provost Marshal or other officer.
Dates: 1865

Civil War Recruitment Records, Harrison County

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4020
Overview Records documenting the enlistment of men into the Union Army in Harrison County, West Virginia. Some of the records are written on official stationery (mainly from the Chief Mustering and Disbursing Office or the Provost Marshal's Office) and others are handwritten. Some of the records indicate that the man who enlisted was serving as a substitute for another individual. Records include dates of enlistment, names of enlisted men and recruiting officers, and value of payments made upon...
Dates: 1864

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Tavenner Family Papers and Other Material

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0081
Overview Papers of Thomas Tavenner and the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence; memoirs; journals; financial and legal documents; pamphlets; newspapers; and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family were Confederate sympathizers.
Dates: 1772-1955; Majority of material found within 1855-1866