West Virginia - oath of allegiance.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2426
Overview This collection comprises the personal and business correspondence, as well as financial and legal papers of the Goshorn family of Wheeling, West Virginia, including papers from members of several allied families. Highlights include letters from William S. Goshorn during his Civil War imprisonment and letters from a Virginia legislator in the House of Delegates (1833). An addendum (2012/09) contains three ledgers of John Goshorn (1827-1874). See the Scope and Content Note for more details.
Collection Number: A&M.4343
Overview A voter’s affidavit signed by M.W. Haymond of Fairmont, West Virginia in October of 1865. While the document is titled “Voter’s Affidavit”, such a document may also be referred to as an “oath of allegiance” or “loyalty oath”. These were used by the Union to certify that the signer had not fought for or otherwise aided the Confederacy.
Collection Number: A&M.0895
Overview Papers mainly related to the Civil War in southern West Virginia, including correspondence, maps, photographs, newspaper clippings, muster rolls, and other material. Highlights of the collection include material regarding Captain John V. Young of the 11th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Captain James S. Cassady of the 7th West Virginia Cavalry; Captain W.D. Thurmond and his company of Partisan Rangers; and the 8th and 13th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry units. The collection is organized...
Dates: 1844-1938; Majority of material found within 1861-1867