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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

James Francis Heizer & Phoebe Anne McCormick Heizer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-013
Abstract

This collection consists of 100+ letters written between the years of 1863–1868, accompanied by a book entitled, The Heizer Family: American Pioneers by James Marion Heizer c.1861-1868. The majority of the letters are authored by James Francis (Frank) Heizer, a private in the Confederate army, whose letters are mostly addressed to his love interest and eventual fiance, Pheobe Ann McCormick.

Dates: 1861 - 1868

Western Lunatic Asylum [Staunton, Virginia] Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2016-021
Abstract

The Western Lunatic Asylum Collection includes correspondence written to the Western Lunatic Asylum in Staunton, Virginia, dating from 1840 through the late 19th century, as well as annual reports from the 1860s and 1900s.

Dates: 1840 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1868