Bowers, Catherine, Confederate Claim Certificate A Collection in Special Collections

A Guide to Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, 1865 Ms.2015.039

A Collection in Special Collections


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Ryan Mair

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2015.039
Title
Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate,March 25, 1865
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury
Language
English .
Abstract
This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, Ms2015-039, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate was purchased by Special Collection in 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate was completed in July 2015.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of a Confederate States of America Treasury Department claim. The claim, dated March 14, 1865, pertains to a monetary claim by Catherine Bowers, widow of Private James Bowers. The claim states that James Bowers was killed will serving in Captain Lee's Co. B of the 4th Regiment of Virginia Volunteers. The claim states that Private Bower's widow, Catherine, is due his sum of one hundred and eighteen dollars in back pay.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of material.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bowers, Catherine
  • Civil War
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Container List

folder 1
Certificate,
March 25, 1865