Civil War -- Cheat Mountain campaign
Subject Source: Local Lc
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2965
Overview An 82 page manuscript order and letter book (29 July 1861-13 February 1862, Virginia) of the Confederate States Army of the Northwest detailing with the operations of the Cheat or Valley Mountain campaign of 10-15 September 1861 and the "Romney Campaign" of 9 January-5 February 1862, both unsuccessful efforts to dislodge Federal forces from the upper Potomac region and the earliest confrontation between Rosecrans, Jackson and Lee. This letter book gives some idea of the indefinite chain of...
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
Collection Number: A&M.0858
Overview Papers of the Tavenner family of western Virginia, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, maps, and other material. Much of the material in this collection regards the Civil War. The Tavenner family was sympathetic to the Confederate cause. One member of the family, William Cabell Tavenner, served in the Confederate army; his letters are part of the collection. This collection also contains material related to families allied to the Tavenner family by marriage, particularly the Withers...
Dates: 1778-1953; Majority of material found within 1819-1884