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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Sketch of James Edward Hanger, Confederate States Army Veteran

Collection Number: A&M 4543
Scope and Contents Facsimile of a manuscript historical narrative regarding James Edward Hanger (1843-1919) by Clyde Cale, Jr. The narrative describes Hanger's injury and amputation, brief imprisonment as a Confederate prisoner-of-war, and his postwar life and inventions. Hanger was born in Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. In early June 1861, he joined his brothers as a member of the Confederate Churchville Cavalry, and shortly after, he was injured by a Union cannonball early in the Battle of Philippi....
Dates: undated

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1528
Overview Includes genealogy and Civil War records collected by Roy Bird Cook of Lewis County, West Virginia. Series 1 through 5 were compiled by Marcellus W. Zimmerman. They include correspondence, church records, academic records, genealogical records, research manuscripts, and clippings regarding primarily the genealogy and history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, and the life and career of Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds. Series 6 through 8 were collected by Roy Bird Cook....
Dates: 1774, 1822-1943

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960