Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate,
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a Confederate States of America Treasury Department claim. The claim, dated March 14, 1865, pertains to a monetary claim by Catherine Bowers, widow of Private James Bowers. The claim states that James Bowers was killed will serving in Captain Lee's Co. B of the 4th Regiment of Virginia Volunteers. The claim states that Private Bower's widow, Catherine, is due his sum of one hundred and eighteen dollars in back pay.
- March 25, 1865
- Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury (Organization)
Collection is open for research.
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This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.
This collection is arranged by type of material.
The Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate was purchased by Special Collection in 2014.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate was completed in July 2015.
- A Guide to Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, 1865
- A Collection in Special Collections
- Ryan Mair
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