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Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0634
Overview The papers of Elvin Lycurgus Judy (1870-1954), a Petersburg attorney and author of HISTORY OF GRANT AND HARDY COUNTIES, WEST VIRGINIA (Charleston, 1951). These papers, mainly research files used in the writing of the county history, consist of copies and originals of correspondence, land records, census and military records, and genealogical information for the eastern Panhandle counties, Monongalia County, and the border counties of Virginia and Maryland. Material covers the years 1756-1949.
Dates: ca. 1949
Collection Number: A&M.1088
Scope and Contents This book contains articles primarily of a historical nature; much of it dealing with the history of Virginia, West Virginia, and the Southern Seaboard. There are a few contemporary articles and obituary notices of several West Virginians.
Collection Number: A&M.1102
Scope and Contents These items include an autograph letter of Governor J.B. Jackson, 1884; and embossed state seal with the autograph signature of Governor Henry M. Mathews, ca. 1877-1861; and a picture of Joseph H. Diss Debar, designer of the W. Va. State seal.
Dates: ca. 1878-1884
Collection Number: A&M.3124
Overview Private journal of George K. Campbell of Athens County, Ohio, who served as an officer in Company B of the 116th. Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Gettysburg campaign and the summer, fall, and winter of 1863, when he saw service in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Campbell served detached duty as an escort officer for recruits and prisoners during the spring and summer of 1864 and visited New York, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. He joined...
Collection Number: A&M.2426
Overview This collection comprises the personal and business correspondence, as well as financial and legal papers of the Goshorn family of Wheeling, West Virginia, including papers from members of several allied families. Highlights include letters from William S. Goshorn during his Civil War imprisonment and letters from a Virginia legislator in the House of Delegates (1833). An addendum (2012/09) contains three ledgers of John Goshorn (1827-1874). See the Scope and Content Note for more details.
Collection Number: A&M.1827
Collection Number: A&M.0601
Overview Letters to their family in Ohio from James M. Hartley and Thomas J. Hartley. James M. Hartley served in the Ohio 116th. Volunteer Infantry, Company B stationed during the Civil War at Romney, WV; Winchester, VA; Sharpsburg, MD; Martinsburg, WV; and Richmond, VA. Thomas J. Hartley was mustered into an unidentified Ohio regiment at Camp Ripley, OH and served in Stanford, KY and Nicholasville, KY. These letters, most being from James M. Hartley, reflect conditions in the U. S. Army in the field...
Collection Number: A&M.0544
Overview Correspondence of A.F. Haymond and A. Brooks Fleming, Fairmont attorneys. Correspondents include J.M. Bennett, G.D. Camden, J. Carlile, Henry Mathews, and F.H. Pierpont mentioning politics, separation from Virginia, the Arthurdale community development, and routine legal business. Included are land and legal papers, 1760-1797, from Hampshire, Monongalia, and Ohio counties, mentioning Patrick Henry and Henry Lee. Also in the collection are: a leather billfold; estate papers and marriage records;...
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...
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