Civil War - West Virginia.
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Boyd Stutler, Compiler, Photographs Regarding the Civil War in West Virginia
Fifty-eight 3 in. x 5 in. to 5 in. x 7 in. black and white photographs of West Virginia in the Civil War (including portraits, landscapes, etc.) used for illustrating a series of articles authored by Boyd Stutler regarding West Virginia in the Civil War. (Articles are in Pamphlet Collection No. 6610.)
Civil War Bounty Tax, Collection Document
Document recording taxes collected in Monongalia County, West Virginia as "bounty money", beginning 1 February 1864. The document records the names of collectors, the townships they worked in, and the amount collected. The reverse of the document also records money borrowed from banks and interest owed. "Bounty money" was a payment in cash given to soldiers after they volunteered for military service.
Clement Smith, Civil War Letter to General Scammon
Dennis W. Brandt, Compiler, 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Records
Draft of Telegram by Major General George B. McClellan from Clarksburg to General Morris
Draft of a telegram sent by Major General George B. McClelland from Clarksburg to General Morris on 30 June 1861, via the Baltimore & Ohio R. R. Telegraph. Part of the message appears to be in code.
Festus P. Summers (1895-1971), Historian, Papers
Frances Lightburn Cressman, Author, "A Great Civil War Has Come Upon Us"
Francis H. Pierpont, Civil War Correspondence
A letter from Peter G. Van Winkle (8 Nov. 1862) and another letter from Colonel T.M. Harris (4 Sept. 1862) to Francis H. Pierpont, Governor of Restored Virginia. Van Winkle's letter speaks of the poor prospects of the proposed new state's survival, particularly the guerrilla threat south of the Little Kanawha River. Colonel Harris conveys from a wounded Confederate officer a warning that General Loring is planning an offensive into western Virginia.
Howard Sutherland, Senator, Pension Records for Civil War Veterans and Other Material
Papers of U.S. Senator Howard Sutherland of West Virginia regarding the military pensions of Civil War veterans James Forsyth Harrison and Joseph E. Inscoe, and Spanish-American War veteran Thomas Ingram. Collection includes correspondence between Senator Sutherland, pensioners, and others. Includes typed copies of letters, House and Senate bills, petitions, pension claims, and other material.