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Bear Family Papers

 Collection
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

Jonathan B. Beckwith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-063
Abstract

The collection contains two letters to relatives by Jonathan B. Beckwith. In the 1861 letter, Beckwith writes of the burgeoning American Civil War in Virginia and what he has heard about actions in surrounding states. The 1866 letter refers to family business and Beckwith's views on ante- and post-bellum West Virginia.

Dates: 1861, 1866

John H. Black Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-089
Abstract

Letter from John Henry Black, lieutenant in Company G, 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry during the American Civil War, written at Bolivar Heights, Virginia (now West Virginia) on October 21, 1864 to his wife Jennie, focusing on the recent Battle of Cedar Creek and the arrival of new recruits. 

Dates: 1864

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Daniel Blain Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-002
Abstract

Four wartime letters and a post-war diary of Daniel Blain, a Confederate soldier in the 1st Rockbridge Artillery during the American Civil War and later a Presbyterian minister in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Dates: 1864 - 1870

Bobbitt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-096
Abstract

The Bobbitt Family Papers, 1825-1904, 1951, contains financial documents and letters created by the Bobbitt Family of Virginia, including numerous letters and documents for Greenberry G. Mc. Bobbitt in the 1800s.

Dates: 1825-1904, 1951

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Herman J. Bradley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-074
Abstract

Two letters associated with Herman J. Bradley, a Union soldier during the American Civil War, written to members of his family from Camp Butterfield and Camp Cedar Creek, [Virginia]. Includes a letter written on Bradley's behalf by Darius Russell regarding Bradley's ill health, and a letter from Bradley to his father in which he mentions guerilla action in the area and their recent capture of General Alfred N. Duffie.

Dates: 1861, n.d.

John P. Brock Muster Roll

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1992-023
Scope and Contents

Confederate Civil War muster roll, taken June 12, 1861, in Staunton, Virginia, of the Captain John P. Brock Cavalry of the 1st Cavalry Regiment Wise Legion, which was renamed in May 1862 as the 10th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Muster roll lists volunteers' rank, age, value of horses and horse equipment brought with them, and where, when and how long they joined for duty.

Dates: 1861

Brown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-011
Abstract

The collection consists of receipts, bills, Promissory notes, tax notes, letters, and other various papers created between 1825 and 1912 by members of the Brown, and other related families.

Dates: 1825-1912, 1965 ; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1894

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Rockbridge County (Va.) 4
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Names
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863 2
Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.) 2
Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 2
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1
Alley, Anderson 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 1
Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1813-1892 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Joseph J., abt.1841-1931 (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Baldwin family 1
Barnes family 1
Barnes, James H. 1
Barnes, Thomas Rufus, b. abt. 1842-1864 1
Barnes, Uz, abt. 1807-1879 1
Barnett, Joseph Hampton 1
Basham family (Franklin County, Va.) 1
Baylor, William Smith Hanger, 1831-1862 1
Bear family (Augusta County, Va.) 1
Beckley, Alfred, 1802-1888 1
Beckwith, John B., 1800-1891 1
Bevell, B. 1
Beves family 1
Black family 1
Black, John H. 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Blain, Daniel 1
Blount, Betty (enslaved person) 1
Bobbitt family (Carroll County, Va.) 1
Bobbitt, Greenberry George McKenzie, 1798-1866 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Bradley, Herman J. 1
Brady, Daniel C. E. (Daniel Charles Elliott), 1821-1878 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brough, John, 1811-1856 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Alice 1
Cameron, Lousia Clarinda Egerton, 1846-1908 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Campbell, John P. E. (John Place Evans), 1835-1909 (50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Carnahan, John Newton, 1824-1862 1
Carpenter, Elizabeth 1
Carpenter, Henry C., d.1864 1
Carr, John 1
Cassel, Jacob 1
Cassell, Charles M., b.1842(?) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Chacky, A. M. 1
Charles Scott and Company 1
Charlton family 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Chase, Hattie 1
Choate family (Allegheny County, NC) 1
Clendening, Abram 1
Cochran, Alexander 1
Colley, Thomas W., 1837-1919 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 54th 1
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 1
Confederate States of America. War Department 1
Conrad, Thomas Nelson 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Cooke, Giles B. 1
Cowardin, Alice Bolling, b.1848(?) 1
Cox, Isaac Carroll, 1843-1925 1
Craft Family (Botetourt County, Virginia) 1
Craft, Blanche 1
Craft, Catherine 1
Craft, Jacob M. 1
Crosby, John F. 1
Crush, Charles W., 1894(?)-1970 1
Culver, Joshua W. 1
Currier, Lottie (Charlotte?) Lewis 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
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