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Civil War -- Confederate Army

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Daisy Neptune, Compiler, Civil War Research Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3366
Overview Research papers of Daisy Neptune documenting primarily Confederate soldiers and veterans from West Virginia. Includes muster roll transcripts (36th VA Infantry. Company A), troop roster transcripts (Wood County, WV soldiers; 20th VA Cavalry), biographies of soldiers, Confederate songs and poem, headstone and medal applications, etc. There are photographs and biographical letter of Confederate veteran Julius C. Frederick. Also includes minutes of the Parkersburg Chapter of the United...
Dates: 1904-1938

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1330
Scope and Contents Forty-nine letters of Ephraim W. Frost of Co J., 116th Reg, Ohio Vol Inf. Frost, who lived in Coolville, Ohio, near Parkersburg, was stationed at Moorefield, Martinsburg, near Romney, Winchester and Sleepy Creek in Morgan County, where his Reg. was guarding the B & O. The letters comment on fighting in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864 around Woodstock, mention of McNeill, Imboden, and Mosby, and contain much on camp life in the eastern panhandle area. Frost was wounded near Piedmont in May...
Dates: 1861-1865

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Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants.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

Homer C. Cooper, Compiler, Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M 1258
Scope and Contents

Typescript genealogies of James Cooper (1780-1845) and Nancy Agnes Wooddell (1785-1861) family and the Joseph Wooddell (1752-1834) and Elizabeth Wooddell ([unknown]-1820) family.

Added 1971 March 1, two mimeograph copies of typescripts written by Dr. Cooper; "Charles Slavens Cooper (1844-1921) and Mary Jane Hall (1845-1886), married 1867, of Gilmer County W. Va." and "Springston, Springstone, and Lambert".

Dates: 1959, 1960, 1970

Homer C. Cooper, Compiler, Genealogy

Collection Number: A&M 1647
Scope and Contents

Sketch of Joseph William Cooper, Pocahontas County and a copy of a letter written by Cooper to his son, while a member of the 19th Virginia Calvary, C.S.A.

Dates: 1963

Jacob I. Hill Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0377

A contract signed by Hill to teach Latin, Greek, and mathematics in the Huttonsville Academy in 1858; an amnesty oath and other papers signed by Hill, a captain in the Confederate Army; a certificate of election as superintendent of schools in Randolph County, West Virginia, 1873; and other papers.

Dates: 1858-1874

James S. Martin, Address at the Dedication of the Colonel William Henderson French (1812-1872) Marker, Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 1581

Address by James S. Martin at the dedication of the Colonel William Henderson French (1812-1872) marker, Mercer County, West Virginia. French, who was from a noted pioneer family, served in the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1961

John and Robert Thompson Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 1881
Overview Diary and account book, 1804-1811, of John Thompson containing accounts of items bought and sold, money owed by and to Thompson, two journeys on the Mississippi River between Nashville, Natchez, and New Orleans, 1804-1805, and numerous remedies for diseases and medical complaints. There is a second diary by Robert C. Thompson, a Confederate soldier, from August 1862 to February 1863. Robert Thompson was a member of a Tennessee unit, imprisoned at Camp Morton, exchanged in September 1862, and...
Dates: 1804-1811, 1862-1863

Maxwell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0010
Overview Papers of Hu Maxwell (1860-1927), historian, editor, and author of several county histories of West Virginia, along with papers and records of other family members. There are manuscripts of fiction, verse, and local history written by Maxwell, as well as a number of his manuscripts and publications dealing with forestry which were prepared while he was a member of the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture. Maxwell kept a diary during the years 1901-1919 while residing...
Dates: ca. 1845-1950, 2017; Majority of material found within ca. 1845-1950

Maxwell Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0311
Scope and Contents Papers of the Maxwell family, including correspondence, accounts, legal papers, pamphlets, and clippings. Correspondence (1863-1889) is comprised mostly of letters from Hu Maxwell, California, to Mrs. S.J. Maxwell. Subjects include mining, schools, size and social conditions of towns, ranches, weather and crop conditions, geographical oddities, Maxwell's personal living conditions, and his intentions concerning history publications. Other items include account book of Captain James L. White,...
Dates: 1851-1929, undated