A Guide to the John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim, 1865 Filtzmoyer, John Damage Claim Ms2012-016

John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim, 1865

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-016


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Processed by: Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-016
Title
John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim, 1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Filtzmoyer, John, b. abt. 1803
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of a claim for damages by John Filtzmoyer dated April 14, 1865.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim, Ms2012-015, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was purchased by Special Collections in May 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the John Filtzmoyer Damage Claim was completed in June 2012.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of a claim for damages by John Filtzmoyer dated April 14, 1865. Filtzmoyer of Shenandoah County, Va., charges the Confederate Government $685.50 for his damaged and lost property due to White's Battalion of Virginia Cavalry and the 12th Regiment of Virginia Cavalry camping on his property during Sheridan's Valley Campaign. The claim includes specific details about wooden rails that were taken and pasture lands grazed. Filtzmoyer had two neighbors sign the claim as witnesses.

Related Material

Special Collections includes other claims for damages: William Belew claim, Ms2009-047 Elizabeth Hughes claim, Ms2009-048

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bowers, George, Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Lovall, Jonathan T.(?)
  • Shaffer, Moses, Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Geographical Names:

  • Shenandoah County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Claim, 1865

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bowers, George, Shenandoah County, Virginia
  • Filtzmoyer, John, b. abt. 1803
  • Lovall, Jonathan T.(?)
  • Shaffer, Moses, Shenandoah County, Virginia