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Thomas W. Colley Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-017
Abstract

The Thomas W. Colley Collection contains correspondence, financial documents, such as ledgers, receipts, and deeds, temperance society sermons, electoral cards, a Veteran's Meeting minute book, Civil War reminiscences, and a roll for the First Virginia Company D Volunteer Cavalry's wounded and dead for 1861. The majority of the collection dates from 1860 to 1920.

Dates: 1845-1947, 1986; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1947

William L. Colley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-007
Abstract

Letter from William Lewis Colley to sister, written from a hospital around Winchester, VA, September 3d, 1861. In the letter Colley describes how he accidentally shot off his little finger on his left hand while on picket duty on Millwood Pike near the Opequon River four miles from Winchester.

Dates: 1861; 1861