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Civil War battles - Monocacy.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants.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

Sidney E. Shaw, Soldier, Civil War Records and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 0944
Overview Records of Captain Sidney F. Shaw regarding his service in the Union army during the Civil War in the 15th West Virginia Infantry as "Acting Chief Engineer and AAA General" in the Department of West Virginia. Includes a transcription of his diary regarding his fighting retreat to save supplies and wagons from Jubal Early's army in July, 1864 during Early's northern invasion. This was an episode within Early's campaign to demonstrate against Washington, D.C. that led to the battle of...
Dates: 1864-1918; Majority of material found within 1898-1908

William C. Tavenner, Civil War Correspondence and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3763
Overview Letters of William C. Tavenner and members of his family. The family had ties to Lewis and Harrison Counties. Tavenner's letters include both personal and military correspondence from the Civil War, most relating to his service as a soldier in the Confederate Army (as Lieutenant Colonel of the 17th Virginia Cavalry) and his death at the Battle of Monocacy. There are also letters from other members of Tavenner's family from before and after the Civil War. See "Scope and Contents" for...
Dates: 1846-1873, 1940; Majority of material found within 1861-1865