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Bear family (Augusta County, Va.)


Biographical Note

The Bear Family was a Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia family. The collection includes written material from Harvey Bear and his son, George. There are also reference to Harvey Bear's neighbor, Jedediah Hotchkiss.

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Bear Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1992-010
Abstract This collection consists of diaries, books, and letters of various members of the Bear family of Churchville, Augusta County, Virginia. It includes a diary written in 1862 by Harvey Bear describing the war activity around him and his service as a wagon teamster for the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Also includes two diaries written in 1878-1879 by Harvey's son George, an 1863 general order for Stonewall Jackson's Second Army Corp of the Army of Northern Virginia, and an...
Dates: 1823 - 1879