Charles Scott and Company
Charles Scott was a merchant based in Glade Spring Depot, VA. Charles Scott and Company traded in basic goods and ran a salt mill outside of Saltville, Virginia. Saltville, Virginia was known as the Salt Capital of the Confederacy and Charles Scott and Company sold salt to the Virginia Government along with Stuart, Buchanan, and Company in 1863. In March 1864, the salt works of Charles Scott and Company and Stuart, Buchanan and Company were impressed by the state for salt production for the people of Virginia.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
The collection contains receipts and business documents relating to the business of Charles Scott and Company of Glade Spring Depot, Virginia. Charles Scott and Company ran a salt works outside of Saltville, Virginia, and supplied salt for the state of Virginia during the American Civil War. One of the receipts is for a retainer for James W. Sheffey
in case of impressment of C. Scott and Co.'s property by the state.