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Civil War - Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November)

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Nelson Campbell (d.1919) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0101
Scope and Contents

Civil War reminiscences of Andrew Nelson Campbell of Union, Monroe Co., W.Va. Campbell was a private in Jubal Early’s army in 1864 and marched in and fought in the Shenandoah Campaign of 1864. The reminiscences discuss the battles of Cedar Creek, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Gettysburg, and more.

Dates: 1861-1912

Fabricius A. Cather, Soldier, Civil War Diaries

Collection Number: A&M 3633
Overview Civil War diaries authored by First Lieutenant (later Major) Fabricius A. Cather from Flemington, Taylor County, West Virginia, records his experiences in the military and political conflicts of the Civil War. The six diaries, and a transcribed copy of the original 1864 and 1865 diaries, contain entries for the years 1860 to 1865 regarding western Virginia's grassroots efforts to secede from the Confederacy and establish a new state, and of the first battles and skirmishes such as Rich...
Dates: 1860-ca. 1960; Majority of material found within 1860-1865

Gary Weiner, Collector, Civil War Order Book of 1st West Virginia Light Artillery, Battery E

Collection Number: A&M 3728
Overview Order book of Battery E, 1st West Virginia Light Artillery, documenting orders received by the commander of the unit, Captain Alexander C. Moore, in the period 10/1863 to 3/1865. There are 49 leaves of material regarding: deportment of soldiers in town, disarming of citizens, leaves of absence and furloughs, logistics, medical duty assignments ("small pox"), missing in action report methodology, organization of units, protection of private property, desertion reports, treatment of private...
Dates: 1863-1865; Majority of material found within 1864

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

John Hatcher, Confederate Veteran, Typescript Titled "Recollections of the Civil War 1861-1865"

Collection Number: A&M 4368

Typescript by John Hatcher, a Confederate veteran and West Virginia native, titled "Recollections of the Civil War 1861-1865". Hatcher served in the Confederate Army from August 1861 until he was taken prisoner in November 1864. Hatcher writes about his unit's movements, battles participated in, officers encountered, and hardships endured. For further information, see “Scope and Contents” and "Biographical Note".

Dates: 1933-1937