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Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.
Collection Number: A&M.1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957
Collection Number: A&M.3182
Overview Articles and charts of genealogy of the Bennett and allied families of Campbell, Dentzer, Dyer, Ellsworth, Fast, Forinash, Hinkle (Henkle/Henckel), Layman, McCally, Skidmore, Wagner and Weaver. Often mentioned names are John Bennett, Joseph Bennett, Levi Bennett, William Bennett, James Campbell, Moses Ellsworth, Anthonius Jacobus Henckel, John Justus Henckel, John Skidmore and Levi Skidmore. There are articles on the Bennett Coat of Arms, James Campbell, John Justus Henckel and Hinkle's Fort....
Collection Number: A&M.1750
Overview Correspondence and genealogical materials related to the William B. Edwards family of King George County, Virginia, and the Capt. William Sommerville family of Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These families were joined when Elizabeth Sommerville (1812-1886), daughter of the Revolutionary War veteran, married William B. Edwards (1810-1888), a Methodist clergyman from a planter family, in 1833. Collection includes correspondence...
Collection Number: A&M.1945
Scope and Contents Land grant to William Cleaver and others for 1,000 acres on the Monongahela River, 1782; certificate for money due B. Cleaver for service in the Virginia Militia, 1783; affidavits concerning the military service of William and Benjamin Cleaver, 1774-1782, in Dunmore's War, at the Falls of the Ohio, and on General George Rogers Clark's expedition against the Indians, including the Shawnee. There is also a petition, 1777, by residents of the Tygart Valley, West Fork of the Monongahela, and...
Collection Number: A&M.0802
Scope and Contents The correspondence and notes of Corinne E. Cutright, principally concerning her work as a genealogist, containing information on many family names, see processing notes for partial listing. There are, also, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous printed material regarding Upshur County, Harrison County, and general West Virginia history; obituaries; Civil War; and a list of Revolutionary War soldiers and pensioners.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Morgantown, West Virginia Records
Collection Number: A&M.0483
Overview Correspondence, 1903-1947; lists of names of Revolutionary War soldiers and officers, burials, location of graves, and pensions. There is a list of frontier forts in Monongalia County; data on servicemen in World Wars I and II; and genealogical information on about one hundred families.
Collection Number: A&M.0059
Overview Copy of an order book of the Continental Army, originating at Lancaster and Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. In the back of the volume is a copy of a travel diary, "Journal of a Voyage to California in Brig A EMERY" which sailed from Sandy Hook, New York 25 January 1849.
Dates: 1778 February 26 - 1778 April 2; 1849 January 24 - 1849 January 25
Collection Number: A&M.0348
Scope and Contents Collection includes family correspondence of the Bowman, Veach, and Leeper families; manuscripts of "Jones' Raid", Nathaniel Cochrane's account of his capture and imprisonment by the Indians, Cochrane's biography, and the time "Home Life of the Leeper Family"; typescripts of "Monongah", Thomas Leeper's diary regarding heavy rains and high waters of 1888, "History of West Monongah High School", and "History of the Leeper Family": 47 teacher's daily registers, 1881-1891, some showing marriage and...
Collection Number: A&M.0004
Overview Copy of two journals kept by Henry Bedinger (of the 'Beeline Brigade') while serving in the American Revolution in New England, New York, and Virginia. Included is a return of troops raised in Frederick County, Virginia. Bedinger details the daily movements of his company and its skirmishes with British soldiers, and describes weapons, methods of punishment, and a variety of military data.
Dates: 1775-1776, 1781