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Civil War battles - Droop Mountain.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin F. Hughes, Soldier, Civil War Letters and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3741
Scope and Contents Transcripts and originals of letters regarding the Civil War authored by Sergeant Benjamin F. Hughes of Company F, West Virginia 3rd Regiment, and of Company D, West Virginia 6th Cavalry (10 items, 11 leaves). Subjects include battle of Allegheny Mountain (1861), battle of Droop Mountain (1863), service as a scout, report on wounded, his health, camp life, the home front, and opinions regarding the war. These letters were sent from locations mostly in West Virginia. There are also pension...
Dates: 1854-1906 and undated

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Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants.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

Ordner Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2006

A genealogy of the Ordner family which indicates its relationship to the Carrolls of Carrolton, Maryland; and a Civil War diary of George W. Ordner of Company B, Fifth Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry, relating its movements, encampments, skirmishes and battles. His unit served mainly in West Virginia, fighting at Droop Mountain and driving the Confederates from Mercer County in the 1864 campaign.

Dates: ca. 1956

Peterson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2028
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, financial notes, certificates, an account book, a class attendance book for 1860, and a term paper prepared for a Glenville College, West Virginia, history class entitled, 'The Aaron D. Peterson Family.' The correspondence contains letters written by David T. Peterson to family and friends while serving with Federal forces in the Civil War. Subjects include schools, politics, farming, Civil War camps, units, troop movements, and battles at Droop Mountain,...
Dates: 1858-1913

Pocahontas County Roads

Collection Number: A&M 2695
Overview A rough draft history of the main roads covering segments of highways, such as State Route 39 between Huntersville and Marlinton, in the form of a travel brochure. Mentions frontier and pre-Civil War history of such places as Mill Point and Lewisburg, but its focus is on the Civil War history of Pocahontas, Greenbrier, and Randolph counties. Significant people and places mentioned are: The Great Warrior Path, Droop Mountain, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, W. W. Averell, Huntersville,...
Dates: ca. 1985

Richard Beto, Collector, Records regarding the Civil War in West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 3044
Overview This collection contains documents and other material regarding the Civil War, including a diary, letters, reports, clippings, a muster roll, and other material. The majority of items in the collection regard the Civil War in West Virginia. Items within the collection are facsimiles and photocopies. Highlights of the collection include: the diary of Alex McGraw, who served with the West Virginia First Light Artillery; a letter from Captain Robert Coles of Virginia Fortieth Infantry, Wise...
Dates: 1861-1875 and undated; Majority of material found within 1861-1863