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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

201st National Guard, Regiment Histories

Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.
Dates: 1949-1991

Harrison County Militia Payroll

Collection Number: A&M.2660
Overview This facsimile of a payroll for a Harrison County, Virginia militia unit, which was called to fight native Americans, shows the name, rank, commencement of service, time of discharge, length of service, and pay per month for 20 militiamen.
Dates: 1793

Johnson Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.2294
Overview Correspondence of Johnson and allied families concerning local church matters and family news, a majority which concerns the descendants of Joseph and William Johnson, the most prominent members of the family. Joseph was the first governor of Virginia from the western part of the state. His brother, William, was the first postmaster at Bridgeport. Noteworthy is a letter to William Johnson dated November 29, 1864, from Mason Hesser a Confederate prisoner at Elmira, New York, during the Civil...
Dates: 1820-1987

Peter Larew Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1603
Overview Papers of a pioneer Monroe County family, including a manuscript ciphering book, 1790, a diary of a journey to southwestern Ohio, 1810, a manuscript militia manual and company roster, and various business, church, and legal papers of county militia captain, Peter Larew. The papers of his son, John M., include a general merchandise account book, the estate papers, and various business and legal documents. The collection also contains a series of letters, 1876-1892, from John Larew's sons in...
Dates: 1790-1892

Sampson Snider, Civil War Records and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0762
Overview Records relating to the organization of the Independent Company of Scouts for Randolph County, West Virginia, in 1864 by Snider (sometimes spelled Snyder), and his post-Civil War service in the West Virginia Militia. Included are letters and papers of A.I. Boreman.
Dates: 1864-1866, 1905

United States, Claim Agency, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1456
Overview Records of a pension, bounty land, and bounty money agency in Orange, Massachusetts, operated by Damon E. Cheney, include the War of 1812 military service rosters of the Delaware, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia militias; record of the Georgia and Florida militias in the Second Seminole War, 1835-1843; and an "Index to Militia in the Florida War; and the New York Militia, Northern Frontier Disturbance, 1837-8." Other records include applications for bounty lands under the Act of 3...
Dates: ca. 1862-1879,1890

Virginia 4th Militia Records

Collection Number: A&M.2188
Overview Meeting minutes, resolutions and orders for a volunteer military unit under the administrative jurisdiction and board of inquiry of the Ohio County Court. Contains routine matters such as rank, pay, fines, and parade orders. Mention is made of other units, namely the City Blues, Washington Guards, Wheeling Guards, Wheeling Riflemen, Wheeling Artillery, and Lafayette Riflemen. Officers names prominently mentioned are James Tanner, James S. Wheat, and George W. Sights.
Dates: 1842-47

William A. Moreland, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1973
Overview Papers of Alexander Smith and George W. Brown. The Smith papers are letters and receipts, 1794-1814, and include a letter from N. Suter commenting on a naval battle of the War of 1812, current prices, government, and business conditions and receipts for the payment for slaves. The Brown letters, 1870-1886, concern a gift to West Virginia University, marriage, and payment of land taxes. Correspondents or persons mentioned include Alexander Martin and John W. Mason. Receipts, 1881-1894, are for...
Dates: 1794-1958

William N. Sine Letters

Collection Number: A&M.2783
Overview Letters to and from William N. Sine of Mooresville, Monongalia County, West Virginia, mainly with relatives, about one-third of which are during the Civil War period. Included is the company song of the West Virginia Third Company A. Tells of the stationing of his militia outfit and its movement through West Virginia to D.C. and back again.
Dates: 1858-1889