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John Early Confederate Army Receipt for the Work of Fletcher, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-037
Abstract

This collection contains a partially printed receipt for slave labor delivered to Chief Engineer Lt. Col. William H. Stevens in charge of Confederate fortifications outside of Richmond, Virginia, on November 11, 1862. The receipt notes that Stevens received one enslaved person by the name of Fletcher from John Early.

Dates: November 11, 1862

Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-048
Abstract

This collection consists of a receipt for the impressment of John, an enslaved person, in Lynchburg, Virginia, for work on the city's fortifications in October 1863.

Dates: October 1, 1863

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Stevens, W. H., Colonel (Chief Engineer, D.N.V.) X

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