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Bath County (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A.C.L. Gatewood Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1519
Overview Correspondence, diary, and farm account book of a Confederate officer and Pocahontas County cattleman and farmer. The correspondence deals primarily with Gatewood's activities as adjutant general and chief of staff of the West Virginia Division, United Confederate Veterans. The Civil War diary, 11 March-15 December 1865, covers action of Company F, Eleventh Virginia Cavalry, "Laurel Brigade," Rosser Cavalry Division, from Staunton to Appomattox. The farm account book, 1866-1869, also...
Dates: 1801-1816, 1855-1919

Joseph C. Jefferds, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1983
Overview Correspondence, sketches, records, charts, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets, books, and one West Virginia University cadet uniform of 1898. There are typescript carbon copies of county court records from Bath County, Virginia, and Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties, West Virginia; list of scholars attending Lewisburg Academy 1883-1885; and genealogical material on Arbuckle, Beard, Bell, Boone, Bright, Burger, Burr, Cooley, Cunningham-Gudgell, Dickinson, Feamster, Gillilan, Gilmore,...
Dates: 1896-1965

T.B. Cauthorn Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2487
Scope and Contents

Business correspondence, accounts, ledger book, and legal papers of Townley B. Cauthorn, farmer and lumber merchant of Millboro (Bath County), Virginia. The collection contains pay records for sawmill hands and farm laborers, employee purchase accounts, and legal documents. Also included are a record of road work done in Bath County when Cauthorn was Commissioner of Roads and an agreement between Cauthorn and Edgar S. Davis for the adoption by Cauthorn of Mattie Davis.

Dates: 1867-1907

Terrill-Porterfield Families, Papers regarding the Civil War and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3496
Overview Digital and microfilm copies of papers of the Terrill family of Hot Springs, Bath County, Virginia, a family divided by conflicting sympathies during the American Civil War; and papers of the Porterfield family, featuring primarily those of George A. Porterfield, who married Emily Cordelia Terrill, and who commanded a Confederate force that was defeated at Philippi in western Virginia on June 3, 1861 in what became known as the "Philippi Races." There is an addendum of original copies of...
Dates: 1716-1994; Majority of material found within 1840-1920

William Rice Research Papers regarding West Virginia Genealogy and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M 4317
Overview Historical research material collected by William Rice from ca. 1975-2015, mostly relating to the history of western Virginia and southeastern West Virginia, the Upper Potomac River basin, and particularly Elkins and Randolph County. There are three record series including subject files (boxes 1-4), miscellaneous research files (boxes 4-5), and family histories (boxes 5-16). Subject files are arranged alphabetically and cover many topics ranging from early settlement, the formation of cities...
Dates: ca. 1975-2015