Bowmaster, Patrick A., Papers

A Guide to the Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers, 1994-1995 Ms.1994.037


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Laura Katz Smith

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1994.037
Title
Patrick A. Bowmaster Papers,1994-1995
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
General Physical Description note
0.1 cubic feet, 1 folder
Creator
Bowmaster, Patrick A.
Creator
Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905
Language
English .

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Patrick Bowmaster grants permission for up to half of the manuscript to be photocopied.

Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Bowmaster, Patrick A., Papers, 1994-1995, Ms94-037, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Biographical/Historical Information

Patrick A. Bowmaster was a graduate student in history student at Virginia Tech. The collection consists of papers that Bowmaster wrote for his graduate classes.

Scope and Content Information

Among those papers included in the collection is an edited transcript of the diary of Jasper Hawse (1835-1905), a Civil War soldier born in Hardy County, Virginia. At the beginning of the Civil War Hawse enlisted in the 14th Regiment, Virginia Militia, which became the 7th Virginia Cavalry Regiment in March 1862. In June 1862 the cavalry regiment was reorganized as the 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion. Hawse also served intermittently as a commissary sergeant in the Confederate Quartermaster's Department. The collection also includes a paper about Emanuel Stance, the first African-American to win the Congressional Medal of Honor for action in the post-Civil War period.

Arrangement

This collection is part of our one folder manuscripts. The documents within the folder are arranged by subject.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bowmaster, Patrick A.
  • Hawse, Jasper, 1835-1905

Container List

folder 1
Unpublished Manuscripts and Documentation
1994-1995
  • "A Listing of Those Civil War-Related articles Appearing in Volumes I through XX of the Century Illustrated Monthy Magazine which were not Reprinted in the four Volume Battles and Leaders of the Civil War Book Set."
    Scope and Contents note

    Prepared April-May by Patrick A. Bowmaster.

  • "A Confederate Cavalryman at War: The Diary of Sergeant Jasper Hawse of the 14th Regiment Virginia Militia, The 17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, and the 11th Virginia Cavalry."
    Scope and Contents note

    Edited by Patrick A. Bowmaster. An Independent Study Project completed at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University under the direction of Dr. James I. Robertson Jr. December, 1994. Blacksburg, Virginia.

  • "Occupation-"Soldier:"The Life of 1st Sgt. Emanuel Stance of the 9th US Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers," The First African-American to Win the Congressional Medal of Honor for Action in the Post-Civil War Period."
    Scope and Contents note

    By Patrick A. Bowmaster. An Independent Study Project completed at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University under the direction of Dr. Hayward Farrar. May, 1995. Blacksburg, Virginia.

Hawse diary project
folder 1
Scope and Contents note

Documentation used during the preparation of the Hawse diary project, including copies of correspondence to libraries, archives, and Hawse ancestors. 1994.