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Newlee Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1982-021
Scope and Content

The collection includes a paper on the history of Smithfield Plantation, the Preston family, and Virginia Newlee (Col. Robert Newlee's daughter) written by George Shackelford in 1980. In addition, there is an obituary of Colonel Newlee, and a newspaper clipping from 1916 with the muster roll of the Company of Virginia Volunteers in the Mexican War. Also the collection includes a muster roll of Company L, Fourth Virginia Regiment, of which Newlee was captain.

Dates: 1916, 1980, n.d.

Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862) Typescript

Identifier: Ms-2022-006
Abstract This collection contains a typescript entitled Papers Relevant to the Lives of John Taylor Radford (1838-1864) and William Moseley Radford (1840-1862), edited by Rodger Streitmatter, dated April 1981. The document has transcriptions of letters to and from the Radford brothers, which range from topics about their schooling and education, the war front, after their deaths. The typescript also includes a brief family history about the Radfords with marginalia...
Dates: 1981-04

Preston Family Correspondence

Identifier: Ms-2010-070

This collection consists of two letters. The first is written by James Francis Preston to his wife, Sarah Caperton Preston; he details the events of and his involvement in the First Battle of Bull Run. The second letter is written by Sarah to Colonel Grabowski and discusses her son’s (Hugh Caperton Preston) failure to follow an order at Preston and Olin Institute.

Dates: 1861, 1872

Robert Taylor Preston Papers

Identifier: Ms-1992-003

The collection consists of 218 letters, military orders, notes, certificates of military appointments, and other items, collected or created by Preston between 1849 and 1871, with the majority from the period between May 1861 and December 1862.

Dates: 1849 - 1871; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

David Tobias Robinson Confederate Company List

Identifier: Ms-1992-017
Abstract This collection contains a manuscript list of Company E, 4th Virginia Volunteer Regiment, of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, which was written by David Tobais Robinson, listing rank, age, eye and hair color, occupation, and other information about the men in the company. David Tobias Robinson was born October 8, 1845 and lived until June 16, 1925. Robinson enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861 abd joined Company E of the Virginia 4th Infantry. Robinson entered the...
Dates: ca. 1861-1863

Smith Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-1996-018

The collection contains forty-nine Civil War-era letters written by four brothers of Carroll County, Virginia: James R., Stephen Mitchell, William Alexander, and Barton Pierce Smith. All four served in Confederate units from Virginia. The collection also includes a family history and notes by Frederick R. Smith.

Dates: 1861-1865, 1912-1996, n.d. ; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Charles S. Stringfellow Note

Identifier: Ms-2017-052

The collection contains a note written by Major Charles S. Stringfellow at Christiansburg, Virginia, to Colonel W. L. Jackson on May 25, 1862.

Dates: 1862

Tyler-Ellis-Marye Family Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2010-067
Abstract The collection contains the family papers of President John Tyler, his second wife, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and descendants, mostly through the couple's daughter, Pearl Tyler Ellis. The collection includes letters written to the Tylers from family and friends; a letter written by the Tyler's son, David G. Tyler; an autograph book used at the 1868 Democratic National Convention; a published memorial to Mary L'Hommedieu Gardiner Horsford; photographs of Pearl Tyler Ellis; Ellis and Marye...
Dates: 1848 - 1939

Union Army Special Order (Montgomery County, VA),

Identifier: Ms-2013-032

The collection contains a handwritten special order issued by the Union army to Captain Thomas Gregg of the 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Dates: 1865 - 1865

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dr. Harvy Black Chapter Records,

Identifier: Ms-1990-050

This collection contains the records of Dr. Harvy Black Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. It contains files devoted to local Confederate veterans, as well as chapter financial records, minute books, membership records, printed materials and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1862 - 2010

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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
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A. W. Luster 1
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Amiss, Edwin 1
Anchy (enslaved person) 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
Black family 1
Black, Kent, active 1876-1890 1
Black, Mary Kent, b.1836 1
Bodell, Dorothy H., 1931- 1
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 1
Briggs, Marian 1
Brown family 1
Campbell, Donald (Co. K, 12th Regiment [New York State Militia?]) 1
Caperton family 1
Caperton, George Henry (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caperton, Mary Elizabeth Henderson (Nelson County, Va.) 1
Caton, Louise 1
Charlton family 1
Charlton family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Compton, John R. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Stonewall Brigade 1
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury 1
Confederate States of America. War Department 1
Crush, Charles W., 1894(?)-1970 1
Duncan, William E. 1
Earhart, David G., 1834-1863 1
Eastern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia 1
Ellett family 1
Ellett, Robert Thaddeus, 1836-1904 1
Evans, Washington C. 1
Fitting, Minnie Adams 1
Gardner, C. B. 1
Garrett, Samuel Edwin, 1835(?)-1865 1
Green (enslaved person) 1
Gregg, Thomas J. (8th Pennsylvania Cavalry) 1
Hart, Henry Waldo, 1832-1895 (Corporal, 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery Battery) 1
Hayes, Carl N. 1
Henry Iddings Family 1
Hill, Henry H. (Henry Harris Bunker) 1
Hilton, John, 1828-1903 1
Holcombe family 1
Houck family 1
Huff family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Huff, Samuel (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Hylton family (Floyd County, Va.) 1
Hylton, Barbara Ellen Huff, 1828-1911 1
Hylton, Lorenzo Dow, 1830-1864 1
Iddings, Henry, 1762-1854 1
Jeff (enslaved person) 1
Jordan, Charles Francis, 1837-1922 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Germanicus, 1791-1862 1
Kent, Lewis (enslaved person) 1
Lancaster, Lucy Lee, 1905-1989 1
Lemon, Lewis 1
Lincoln, Charles F., d.1891 1
Look, Nathan L., 1819-1907 1
Look, Sarah A(nn). B(urt). Lincoln 1
Marion Foundry and Machine Works (Marion, Va.) 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
McKinnis, Henry, 1841-1893 1
Murrell, E. H. (Edward H.), b.1825 1
Nancy (enslaved person) 1
Newlee family (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston and Olin Institute (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 1
Preston family (Solitude, Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Preston, Hugh Caperton, 1856-1905 1
Preston, James Francis, 1820-1862 1
Preston, Robert Taylor, 1809-1880 1
Preston, Sarah Caperton, 1826- 1
Prillaman family 1
Radford, John Taylor, 1838-1864 1
Radford, William Moseley, 1840-1862 1
Ridgway, John Nichols 1
Robinson, David Tobias 1
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 1
Shreve, David Prentiss (Lexington, Va.) 1
Smith family (Carroll County, Va.) 1
Smith, Alexander, 1807(?)-1893 1
Smith, Barton Pierce, 1838-1863 1
Smith, Frederick R. 1
Smith, James R., 1831-1863 1
Smith, Stephen Mitchell, 1832-1913 1
Smith, William Alexander, 1835-1868 1
Snead, Bess Duvall White 1
Southwestern Lunatic Asylum of Virginia (1887-1935) 1
Streitmatter, Rodger 1
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