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Camp Chase (Ohio)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

D. Boston Stewart Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0470
Overview David Boston Stewart (1826-1915), a farmer from Monongalia County, West Virginia, who served with the 48th Virginia Infantry and the 20th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War and was a member of the Virginia Legislature from 1863 to 1864. Collection primarily consists of letters written to D.B. Stewart between 1862 and 1864 and between 1894 and 1906 that concern Stewart's time as a Confederate prisoner of war during the Civil War, and his personal life in the 1890s and early 1900s.
Dates: 1782-1919; Majority of material found within 1862-1906

H.E. Matheny, Collector and Compiler, Papers

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Scope and Contents Published and unpublished manuscripts on episodes in West Virginia history; civil war history; hunting; and police protection in industrial plants.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

Lewis Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Dates: 1825-1936

Richard H. Ralston, Sr., Collector, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2205
Overview Correspondence of William A. Harrison, a Clarksburg lawyer, assistant federal district attorney, member of the Virginia Assembly, and judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; most letters are from members of the family to Mrs. Anna Robertson Harrison. Subjects include construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal; Civil War loyalty Oaths, Camp Chase land purchases, and road building. There are also grade school attendance certificates and notes concerning the Lunatic Asylum West...
Dates: 1825-1934

Thomas H. Marshall, Soldier, Civil War Discharge

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3980
Overview Photocopy of discharge document for Corporal Thomas H. Marshall, who served with the 1st Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry. Marshall was discharged on 21 June 1865 from Camp Chase, Ohio. Papers provide a physical description and other information regarding Marshall.
Dates: 1865

Watters Smith, Papers of a Harrison County Resident

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3940
Overview Papers regarding Watters Smith of Harrison County, and related family members. Includes manuscripts (1852-1863), plat document (undated), clippings (undated), and oversize items (undated, 1842, 1939). Manuscripts include stock certificate in West Milford and New Salem turnpike, and two Civil War letters and parole from Camp Chase. Clippings include obituaries for Harvey Faris Smith (born 1873) and Burr Smith (born 1877), and articles regarding Watters Smith Memorial Park. Oversize items include...
Dates: 1842-1939