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Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers, 1774, 1822-1943 A&M.1528

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers, 1774, 1822-1943 A&M.1528


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.1528
Title
Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers1774, 1822-1943
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4255
Quantity
5.5 Linear Feet, Summary: 5 ft. 6 in. (10 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 document cases, 2 1/2 in. each); (2 large flat storage boxes, 3 1/2 in. each); (1 large flat storage box, 3 in.); (3 oversize folders, 1 in.)
Creator
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Includes genealogy and Civil War records collected by Roy Bird Cook of Lewis County, West Virginia. Series 1 through 5 were compiled by Marcellus W. Zimmerman. They include correspondence, church records, academic records, genealogical records, research manuscripts, and clippings regarding primarily the genealogy and history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, and the life and career of Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds. Series 6 through 8 were collected by Roy Bird Cook. They include military records and clippings regarding West Virginia units, the Confederate 31st Virginia Infantry, and other Confederate units from Virginia; there are also business and miscellaneous records, including ledgers, clippings, research notes, etc. Series 9 includes oversized material from earlier series.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 1528, Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Biographical / Historical

Marcellus William Zimmerman (ca. 1853-January 30, 1937), longtime resident of Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, was editor of the Greenbrier Independent for many years. His weekly "Notes" column in the local papers contained large quantities of information on local history, county residents, genealogy, and the Civil War in Greenbrier County. He also served as the County Clerk and County Historian for Greenbrier. Zimmerman married Sallie R. Chockley (ca. 1859-March 16, 1931) on April 8, 1883. They had a son, Frank (b. ca. 1894), and a daughter, Edith (b. February 23, 1901). Edith married James A. Lett on September 11, 1920. She also engaged in historical and genealogical pursuits.

Thomas and Nancy Reynolds were the parents of Alexander W. Reynolds, Sallie (Sally) Reynolds Patton, and possibly Eliza S. Mathews. Sallie married William Patton and had a son, also named William, who died in 1870. Alexander and his wife, Mary, had a daughter named Sally who died of scarlet fever in 1852. They also had a son, Frank, and a grandson called Aleck.

Roy Bird Cook (April 1, 1886 - November 21, 1961) was born in Lewis County, near Roanoke, WV. Cook was a pharmacist and prominent West Virginia historian. Cook wrote several books on the history of Lewis County and biographies of Stonewall Jackson and Alexander Scott Withers, and contributed historical articles to a wide variety of publications. He also collected Civil War and early West Virginia documents and memorabilia. More biographical information on Mr. Cook is available in the "Records of the 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A." (see link in Digital Material).

The 31st Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment was formed in the early weeks of the Civil War when Confederate General Robert E. Lee ordered the recruitment of troops to protect railroad lines running through western Virginia's northern counties. On May 4, Lee appointed Colonel George Porterfield to assume command of these forces, which were being raised primarily in Taylor, Marion, Harrison, Monongalia, and Barbour Counties. In the next few weeks, these new recruits found themselves in the war's first arena, a tactical struggle for control of the Confederacy's northwestern flank--the hills, rails, and rivers of what would soon become the nation's 35th state, West Virginia.

Composed of some of the war's earliest recruits, the 31st Virginia Infantry would see action under General Garnett, William L. "Mudwall" Jackson, Jones and Imboden, Stonewall Jackson, Jubal Early, and many more legendary Confederate commanders, at battles including Corrick's Ford, Cross Keys, Cold Harbor, Gettysburg, New Market, and others. Approximately 57 of the 850 men who joined the regiment in 1861 witnessed Lee's surrender at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.

A detailed history of the 31st Virginia by James Dell Cooke is available online (see link in Digital Material). Researchers are also referred to John M. Ashcraft's '31st Virginia Infantry' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988).

Scope and Contents

Includes genealogy and Civil War records collected by Roy Bird Cook of Lewis County, West Virginia.

Series 1 through 5 were compiled by Marcellus W. Zimmerman. They include correspondence, church records, academic records, genealogical records, research manuscripts, and clippings regarding primarily the genealogy and history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, and the life and career of Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds.

Series 6 through 8 were collected by Roy Bird Cook. They include military records and clippings regarding West Virginia units, the Confederate 31st Virginia Infantry, and other Confederate units from Virginia; there are also business and miscellaneous records, including ledgers, clippings, research notes, etc.

Series 9 includes oversized material from earlier series.

Specific topics of Series 1 through 5 include: correspondence regarding the genealogy of families in West Virginia and Virginia, with a special focus on Greenbrier County (1881-1943); Confederate Brigadier General Alexander W. Reynolds' life and military career before and during the Civil War, as well as his post-War service in the Army of the Viceroy (Khedive) of Egypt (1835-1875 and undated); correspondence of Thomas H. Dennis, editor of the Greenbrier Independent, regarding county affairs, politics, and local history (1899-1921); the Lewisburg Methodist Episcopal Church (1834-1843 and undated); the Old Lewisburg Academy, the Lewisburg Female Institute, and other area schools (1827-1879 and undated); biographical sketches of area persons and families, such as the Alexander, Anderson, Burnside, Beirne, Caldwell, Crawford, Creigh, Erskine, Feamster, Mathews, McElhenney, McLaughlin, Nickell, Reynolds, Smith, Thompson, Van Bibber, and Welch families (1830-1937); and the history of Greenbrier County (1867-1940 and undated), among others.

Specific topics of Series 6 through 8 include: the 31st Virginia Infantry and other Confederate and Union units (1855-1938 and undated [bulk 1861-1865]); financial accounts of general merchandise, subscriptions, hotel maintenance and repair, etc. (ca. 1853-1899); ephemera related to West Virginia (1848-1922); and clippings and handwritten notes regarding the history, appearance, and growing of various flowers (1899-1936 and undated), among others.

Specific topics of Series 9 include: students of the Old Lewisburg Academy, the Lewisburg Female Institute, etc. (1853-1927); Greenbrier death records (undated); the 31st Virginia Infantry and other Confederate units (1861-1864); and genealogical sketches on various families (ca. 1886, undated).

More information on the content of each series in this collection is available in the series-level records.

Related Material

81, 858, 895, 1309, 1379, 1528, 1561

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Academies and Institutes.
  • Accounting
  • Alexander family
  • Anderson family
  • Beirne family
  • Burnside family
  • Caldwell family
  • Cary, J.H. Oley.
  • Cedar Creek, Battle of, Va., 1864
  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries -- Recording
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Bryan's Battery
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Artillery. Wise Legion. Company B
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 25th. Company H
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 2nd
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 2nd. Company A
  • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 31st
  • Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961
  • Craig family
  • Crawford family
  • Curry family
  • Dennis, Thomas H.
  • Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
  • Echols, John, 1823-1896
  • Education
  • Egypt
  • Farmers Bank of Virginia
  • Feemster family
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Genealogy
  • Georgia
  • Gilliam family
  • Glendening family
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
  • Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
  • Greenbrier Independent
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859
  • Haynes family
  • Hopkins House (Liberty, Va.)
  • Humphreys, Milton.
  • Indians, North American.
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
  • Lewisburg (W. Va.) - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Lewisburg Female Institute (Lewisburg, W. Va.)
  • Lewisburg Methodist Episcopal Church (Lewisburg, W. Va.)
  • Lewisburg Seminary (Lewisburg, W. Va.)
  • Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886
  • Marriage records
  • Matthews family
  • Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • Military camps
  • Nichols family
  • Old Lewisburg Academy (Lewisburg, W. Va.)
  • Pare and Son
  • Pioneers
  • Presbyterian Church.
  • Registers of births, etc
  • Reynolds family
  • Reynolds, Alexander Welch, 1817-1876
  • Roads -- West Virginia
  • Schools
  • Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
  • Slaves and slavery.
  • Smith family
  • Taverns (Inns)
  • Tennessee
  • Thompson family
  • Toll roads -- West Virginia
  • Transportation
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States. Army. West Virginia Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1864)
  • Van Bibber family
  • Vicksburg (Miss.)
  • White Sulphur Springs Hotel
  • Women -- Education -- United States
  • Women's history -- 1850-1899
  • Zimmerman, Marcellus W.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Cary, J.H. Oley.
  • Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961
  • Dennis, Thomas H.
  • Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
  • Echols, John, 1823-1896
  • Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
  • Humphreys, Milton.
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
  • Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886
  • Reynolds, Alexander Welch, 1817-1876
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
  • Zimmerman, Marcellus W.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Egypt
  • Georgia
  • Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
  • Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859
  • Lewisburg (W. Va.) - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Tennessee
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
  • Vicksburg (Miss.)

Container List

Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence, 1774, 1822-1943, and undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-20,
Scope and Contents

This series contains six subseries.

  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Genealogy, 1881-1943. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-9,
    Scope and Contents

    Includes correspondence regarding genealogy of families in Greenbrier County, including letters to Marcellus W. Zimmerman and his daughter Edith Lett (regarding Zimmerman's genealogy and history notes).

    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Hanley, McLaughlin, Reynolds, Nolan, Henning, Powell, Maddox, Taylor, McElhenney, Plumer, Wetzel, Hutchinson, Creigh, Erskine, and Gay; 15 items), 1881-1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1881 July 28 -- F.B. Smith, Nicholas Court House, to A. Beirne, Lewisburg, postcard, informing him that Smith will make all cash available to him., 1881. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1882 October 19 -- W.W. Hanly, New York, to Mr. Zimmerman, Lewisburg, regarding the publishing a series of articles in the Greenbrier Independent on family histories in the Greenbrier Valley. Hanly wants to order copies of the articles., 1882. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 March 3 -- T.L. Reynolds to Mr. Zimmerman, Lewisburg, regarding inquiries of A.E. Thompson or Amonson and Fredrick Johnson., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 April 3 -- [name not given], Napa City, to Dewit C. Henning on the genealogy of the Nolan, Pinnell, Maddox, and Henning families., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 September 14 -- George W. Taylor to M.W. Zimmerman recalling his teaching career for Jno. W. Dunn, Mrs. Preston, Montgomery public schools, Dr. McElhenney, and others., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 April 26 -- J.C. Brown to Mr. Zimmerman with two lists of members and moderators and their meeting places., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 December 3 -- John G. Welch, Compton, Calif., to M.W. Zimmerman about "Sketches of the McElhenny's Scholars." Welch also provides a look at the living conditions in California., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1883 December 29 -- G.W. Hutchinson, Union, W.Va., to M.W. Zimmerman regarding omissions to the Hutchinson family sketch., 1883. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 January 27 -- partial letter to Major McCre (McCue) in respect to the John Creigh family sketch., 1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 January 18 -- J.T. McLaughlin, Lynchburg, to M.W. Zimmerman, Lewisburg, regarding the McLaughlin family sketch., 1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: undated -- Envelope addressed to Mr. Zimmerman, Lewisburg, W. Va., with three 2c stamps affixed. No contents., undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 March 3 -- First part of a letter from [name not given], Huntsville, Ala. to "Dear Cousin Mary" regarding genealogy and other matters., 1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 March 6 -- Biographical sketch of Dr. Alexander Erskine by his eldest son Albert Erskine., 1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 (?) March 25 -- Envelope from Huntsville, Ala., to Margaret Gay, Staunton, Va. No contents., 1884 (?). Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1884 March 11 -- M.L. Gay, Staunton, Va., to Mr. M.W. Zimmerman, regarding the sketch of Gay's uncle, Dr. Alex Erskine., 1884. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Erskine, Gay, McLaughlin, Witherow, Withrow, Creigh, Craig, Caraway, and a letter from John Appleton of Salt Sulphur Springs; 15 items), 1884-1886. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes McClung [related to ex-Presidents James Buchanan and William Henry Harrison, John Marshall, Sam Houston, Confederate General John Morgan, and Patrick Henry], Henry Ruffner, Anderson, and Blake; 12 items), 1886-1899. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Bright, Rogers, Rumsey, Custer, Lacy, Ewing, Welch, Bradshaw, Mollohan, Kincaid, Molaughan, Hamilton, and Grose, as well as prospective schools for Mr. Zimmerman's daughter; 16 items), 1900-1908. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
    • Archival Resource Key: Fishing, missionary work, and genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes McLaughlin, Patton, Wetzel, Chockley, Nelson, Cox, McElhenney, Rhea, and Feamster; 18 items), 1918-1922 1908-1922. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Waite, Murray, Graves, Morris, Hanson, Walls, Black, Dixon or Dickson, Sanders, Kilgore, Peyton, Frease or Freas, Wickersham, Wood, Burdett, Boone, Van Bibber, Burnside, and Beard; 16 items), 1927-1928 1925-1928. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Robertson, Caldwell, Rader, Huddleston, McClennahan, McClenahan, Westlake, Burnside, Jeffries, Hume, Songer/Sanger/Singer, McCreery, Lewis, Howard, Wright, Beard, and Brown; 15 items), 1928-1929. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Sturman, Clinton, Parker, Alderson, Lewis, Handley, Kincaid, Kincade, Spickard, Featherstone, Presgrove, Spear, Jarrett or Garred, Price, Littlepage, Byrd, Hoover, Tritt, Gregory, Cary, McCoy, Pinnell, Dyche, Warren, Cunningham, Vandiver, Donnally, Williams, Cavendish, Knight, McMillion, Maxwell, Dunbar, Anderson, Stuart, and McIlhenny [McElhenney]; 15 items), 1929-1934 1929-1937. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
    • Archival Resource Key: Genealogy of families in Greenbrier County (includes Kelly, Ward and Nicholas; also includes a letter from Edward Zimmerman to his sister Edith Lett, F.D. Lambert to Edith Lett for information on the Kanawha Road, and a thank you note from Mary Byrne Holt Dye to the Zimmermans; 6 items), 1937-1943, undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Letters to Sallie Patton, 1822-1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes letters to and from Sallie Patton of Lewisburg, Nancy Reynolds, Granville Alderson, Frank Reynolds, S. B. Hern, I. W. Branham, and Thomas Reeves Ash. Subjects include family matters and the Civil War. Highlights include letters describing military action near Lewisburg (1862), Confederate military camps and officers (1862), and "Yankee" depredations in Lewisburg (1864). 14 items.

    • Archival Resource Key: 1822 December 26 -- Nancy W. Reynolds, Lewisburg, to husband Thomas B. Reynolds, Camden, S.C. regarding family and business affairs., 1822. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1836 April 3 -- (?) Arbuckle, Ft. Gibson, Ark., to sister, Nancy Reynolds, Lewisburg, regarding family affairs., 1836. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1839, April 6 -- Johannes (or Thomas?) Beaths, Sommersett [Somerset, Ohio], to mother (and Thomas Reynolds?), regarding her health and the health of friends. Written on one page of a Cording Establishment bill for the Large Wheel, Lexington, April 1, 1839, signed by John B. H (?), addressed to Mr. Thomas Reynolds, Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, Virginia, regarding specifications and instructions for wheels for cording and fulling mills., 1839. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1844 January 1 -- J. Granville Alderson to Doctor and Mrs. Patton, Lewisburg, on naming their new son after him., 1844. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1856 October 27 -- Frank A. Reynolds, Philadelphia, to aunt Sallie Patton regarding family affairs., 1856. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1862 May 23 -- A.S. or A.B. (?) to Mrs. Sallie A. Patton regarding military action of the "22nd" near the Patton home., 1862. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1862 July 18 -- Will Patton, 4th Brigade, Camp Hatton, to Miss Ginnie and mother (Mrs. Sallie Patton), a letter that describes officers and a copy of a poem by A.W. Reynolds., 1862. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1862 August 6 -- "Ran," Camp Hatton, East Tenn., to Mrs. Sallie Patton, Lewisburg, regarding camp and health affairs., 1862. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1864 February 24 -- S.B. Hern, Camp near Pisgah Church, Va. to Mrs. Patton, Lewisburg, regarding his activities in the army, "Yankee" depredations in Lewisburg and his visit to Mr. and Mrs. Custer, formerly of Lewisburg Academy., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1864 December 11 -- I.W. Branham, Headquarters, Dublin (Va.) to Mrs. Patton regarding military action with mentions of Lieutenant General Jacobs, of Kentucky, and Generals Echols, Lee, Grant, Sherman and Early., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1864 December 13 -- Headquarters Dublin, I.W. Branham to Mrs. Sally Patton regarding military movements., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1864 December 13 -- I.W. Branham, Headquarters near Dublin, to [Mrs. Patton] regarding updates to military movements. Marked "Confidential.", 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1875 July 23 -- Thomas Reeves Ash, Philadelphia, to Aunt Sallie, regarding the death of nephew Frank Reynolds., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1875 August 3 -- Thomas Reeves Ash, Philadelphia, to Henry Mathews regarding the death of Frank Reynolds. A newspaper clipping is enclosed., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Letters from Alexander W. Reynolds, 1835-1875 and undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11-15,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes mainly letters written by Alexander W. Reynolds to his sister Sallie Patton. Topics include family matters, Reynolds' military work before the Civil War, Civil War related correspondence while Reynolds was an officer in the Confederate States Army, and Reynolds' experiences serving in the army of the Viceroy of Egypt.

    • Archival Resource Key: Letters from Alexander Reynolds to his parents and sisters regarding his time as a cadet at West Point, service in Florida during the Seminole War, and duty stations in Texas, New Mexico, and Washington, DC, among others; 15 items., 1835-1861, undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1835 November 22 -- Alexander Reynolds, West Point, NY, to his sister Elizabeth Mathews, Lewisburg, Va., talking about resigning as a cadet at West Point, a court martial, battles against Mexico, and family matters., 1835. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: Undated -- Alexander Reynolds to his sister discussing family matters, time at West Point, and dying in battle., undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1837 March 28 -- Form letter to Thomas Reynolds from the Engineer Department providing a monthly report on the grades of Cadet Reynolds., 1837. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: Undated (March 19?) -- Alexander Reynolds to his mother discussing family matters and his experience with the Indian Wars in Florida., undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1839 January 4 -- Alexander Reynolds to his mother regarding family matters and the Indian War in Florida., 1839. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1841 January 18 -- Alexander Reynolds to his father mainly about settling his wife's estate, and other family matters., 1841. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1849 May 25 -- Fort Leavenworth, Missouri, Alexander Reynolds to his father telling him that he is being transferred to Santa Fe and normal family news., 1849. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1852 April 8 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister, Sally Patton, about his duties at the Quartermaster Depot, how cheap it is to purchase items, and family matters., 1852. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1852 April 20 -- Washington, DC, Alexander Reynolds to his father writing of his daughter Sally's death from scarlet fever., 1852. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1853 May 22 -- Washington, DC, Alexander Reynolds to sister about business ventures in gold mining in New Mexico, family affairs, and political views., 1853. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1854 July 29 -- Downingtown, Pennsylvania, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally Patton, talking about the death of his brother-in-law's wife, purchasing property in Greenbrier County, and retiring from the Army., 1854. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1856 April 13 -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally Patton, about taking care of business in Philadelphia, family affairs, and building a house in Greenbrier County., 1856. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1856 November 1 -- Santa Fe, New Mexico, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding his trip home from Santa Fe and how he is looking forward to seeing family., 1856. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 May 3 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally Patton, telling of his return to Philadelphia and Washington to take care of business, and family matters., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1861 July 26 -- Wytheville, Virginia, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally Patton, regarding Reynolds' regiment en route to Sweet Springs on way to Jackson's River., 1861. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
    • Archival Resource Key: Letters from Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sallie Patton regarding his slaves ("negroes"), his military service in Texas, and other matters; 15 items., 1857-1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1857 December 11 -- Washington, DC, Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sally Patton, about acquaintances visiting the area, his father's health, etc., 1857. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 August 20 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sally Patton, about his trip back to the West and not getting to Lewisburg and other pending assignments and family matters., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 October 9 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sally Patton, asking if she is mad at him because she has not replied to his letters. He also asks about getting his servants to him in Texas, and the possibility of being transferred to a location closer to Lewisburg., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 November 8 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sally Patton, about getting his servants to Texas and other family business., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 November 16 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds, to sister, mentioning guerilla war on the Rio Grande and Cardinas [possibly Cortina], a Mexican chief, with 1500 Mexicans, at Brownsville, Texas; ten companies of US Army sent to the vicinity., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 November 21 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister expressing his displeasure that she has not sent his servants to him., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 December 8 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sally Patton, about his servants., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1859 December 20 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to his sister, acknowledging that he received her short note and how family relations have been strained over the servants., 1859. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1860 January 17 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to Sally about his negroes not being sent; he is disgusted at the way he is being treated. "You…appear to have forgotten the injunctions of our Savior when he said 'render unto Caesar the things that are Caesars.'", 1860. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1860 January 24 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally acknowledging her response and stating he should not have sent such a harsh letter over the issue of his servants not being sent to him., 1860. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1860 February 4 -- Indianola, Texas, Alexander Reynolds to sister Sally again about sending his negroes to him. Reynolds indicates that he want this to be the last correspondence on the matter., 1860. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1861 August 29 -- Lewisburg, W.H. Syme to [Mrs. Patton] enclosing London newspaper clippings mentioning General Floyd, Colonel Reynolds, and his grandfather. (includes clippings), 1861. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 January 3 -- Knoxville, Tennessee, Lieutenant Frank A. Reynolds to his aunt (Sallie Patton) on Confederate troop movements in Tennessee, troops sent to Mississippi, and the anticipation of a major battle in that area. He also talks about friends in the army and family affairs., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 15 -- Camp near Vicksburg (Miss.). Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding family affairs., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 August 12 -- Knoxville, Tennessee, Alexander Reynolds to Willie Patton saying he was going to recommend him for Adjutant General, mentions friends and asks Willie to have Sallie pay for a pair of spurs he wants to purchased., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
    • Archival Resource Key: Letters from Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sallie Patton regarding Reynolds working for the Viceroy of Egypt, daily life in Egypt, and family matters; 14 items., 1865-1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 November 6 -- Richmond, Va., Alexander Reynolds to sister, regarding development of jointly owned coal land in Nicholas County. Company to be formed by General Barton., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 December 4 -- Baltimore, Maryland, Alexander Reynolds to sister about Will Patton who is in bad health. He assures Sally that he will do anything he can for Will., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1870 January 9 -- New York, Alexander Reynolds to sister, comments on Will's health and discouragement over his own unemployment; "I have employed my time in painting, though as yet I have realized but little by it, as the fine arts are at a low ebb.", 1870. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1870 April 22 -- New York, Alexander Reynolds to sister telling her he is sailing for Egypt, to be Brigadier General in the Viceroy's (of Egypt) service, and taking Frank Reynolds with him to be Colonel of Artillery. He says the family will follow him in the spring, and asks Sally to take care of their mother., 1870. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1870 June 24 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about his position as Quartermaster General and Commissary General of the Viceroy's armies and Frank's position as Colonel Light of Artillery. He also comments on weather and living conditions., 1870. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: [1870 prior to Sept. 5] -- Cairo, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about living conditions, his work, weather, other former Confederate Generals such as Loring, Stone, Sibley, Colonel Long. Comments on an application from General Heth who was looking for a position, the war in Europe, and the possibility of troops being sent to Europe if the Russians threaten Constantinople., 1870 (?). Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1870 September 5 -- Cairo, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister, regarding death of nephew, Will Patton, and his position in Egypt., 1870. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1871 April 20 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds, to sister, regarding family affairs, his hopes that the leaves from the Tree of the Virgin arrived before McElhaney died, and his work in Egypt., 1871. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1871 August 1 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding family matters and work in Egypt., 1871. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1871 September 29 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about work and family matters., 1871. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 March 1 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister telling of upcoming trip to Europe by Mary, Macon, and Frank, including the countries they hope to visit., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 March 30 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about family matters, conditions in Egypt, and General Sherman and President Grant's son visiting Cairo and the Suez Canal., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 April 6 -- Alexandria, Gabara, Egypt, John Macon Reynolds to his aunt about the trip to Europe and the upcoming races. More discussion about family., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 May 3 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding the death of a relative, family matters, and living conditions., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
    • Archival Resource Key: Letters from Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sallie Patton regarding family travels through Europe, the Egyptian government and religious sites, and family matters; 16 items., 1872-1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 July 22 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about family's trip to Europe; his plan to leave Egypt when his contract expires; a nephew of General Benjamin Butler and two men trying to assassinate Major Campbell, an American in the Egyptian Army; and new living quarters in the former Shaw's summer palace., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1872 November 16 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister continuing to describe the family trip to Europe; comments on numerous American tourists in Europe, "seeking pleasure, doubtless most of them shoddy, who have grown fat upon the plundering of the Southern people. The respectible [sic] people of the U.S. are too poor to visit Europe..."; description of the improvements in Alexandria and Cairo., 1872. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 January 17 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about Aleck's birthday, attending the weddings of the Viceroy's children, and family matters. Attached at the end is a letter to Aunt Sally from Aleck., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 February 27 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about the wedding festivities., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 May 30 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding the death of his cousin, John Hunter, and other family matters., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 May 30 -- Galara [Gabara?], Egypt, Alexander M. Reynolds (Aleck) to Aunt Sally telling her of things he is doing and his several pets., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 June 20 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding family matters., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1873 July 27 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding family matters., 1873. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 January 1 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to his sister regarding other Americans in Egypt and a dinner given by Mr. Remington, the inventor of the Remington gun., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 September 10 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to "Mammy," (Madam Rose, formally Perkins) about family matters at home., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 September 10 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about family matters at home, his daily schedule in Alexandria, and gifts he is sending her., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 November 1 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister inquiring about old acquaintances in Greenbrier County and selling family lands., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 November 23 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister explaining why he wanted to keep certain family land; news about his son, Frank, attending another royal wedding; and talk of writing books. Also talks of General McClelland being in Egypt and Civil War experiences with [a] slave at Carnifex Ferry., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1874 December 31 -- To "Aunt Sally" from grand-nephew Aleck M. Reynolds about items he received for Christmas, his studies, and family., 1874. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 April 22 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about life in Egypt; family; politics in West Virginia as his friend, Henry M. Matthews, is running for Governor; and a possible favor if Henry is elected., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 June 19 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding a trip to the United States to attend the Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, and family matters in Egypt., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
    • Archival Resource Key: Letters from Alexander Reynolds to his sister Sallie Patton regarding the death of his son and his upcoming departure from Egypt to the United States; 5 items., 1875, undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 July 1 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about photographs he sent her and his job with the Egyptian Army. He asks his sister to come to Egypt and stay with his family, 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 August 20 -- Alexandria Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to nephew William Mathews with news of the death of Reynolds's son, Frank., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 August 29 -- Alexandria Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister regarding his feelings towards the loss of his son and his hopes to return to America soon., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1875 October 16 -- Alexandria, Egypt, Alexander Reynolds to sister about the bankruptcy and unrest in Turkey and the Viceroy needing his officers at this time, so his trip to the United States might be delayed. Reynolds also talks about missing his sister., 1875. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
      • Archival Resource Key: Undated (ca. 1856-1861) -- Alexander Reynolds to brother[-in-law] E.S. Mathews asking about family and friends., Undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Military Records and Correspondence of Brigadier General Alexander Reynolds, 1863-1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16-17,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes military orders, vouchers, and correspondence related to Reynolds' time in the Confederate States Army.

    • Archival Resource Key: Military records and orders (most orders deal with Lieutenant William Patton); there is also a letter from regimental officers suggesting that Colonel A.W. Reynolds be promoted to Brigadier General [1863] and a letter from Will Patton to Brigadier General Echols asking his advice on transferring to General Breckenridge's command [1864]; 16 items., 1863-1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 4 -- Headquarters, 4th Brigade, Vicksburg, Frank Lee, to Hon. James Lyons, letter of introduction for Lt. William A. Patton in Richmond to request Colonel Reynolds be promoted to rank of Brigadier General., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 6 -- Auditor's Office (Richmond) certifying that $1200 is due Lt. William A. Patton for the loss of his horse during battle, signed Lewis Cruger, Comptroller, 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 9 -- Headquarters, 2nd District Dept. Vicksburg, General Orders No. 11, Major General Stevenson, regarding Leaves of Absence and Detached Service., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 13 -- Headquarters 4th Brigade, Vicksburg, Colonel A.W. Reynolds to General S. Cooper regarding the appointment of Lt. William Patton as Lieutenant in the Provisional Army., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 23 -- Headquarters 4th Brigade, Vicksburg, Colonel A.W. Reynolds, Special Orders No. 78, sending Lt. W.A. Patton to Richmond, to transact business., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 March 23 -- Headquarters 4th Brigade, 1st Div., quartermaster's Dept., Vicksburg, T.C. Clark to Hon. Thomas H. Watts, attorney general, to assist Lt. W.A. Patton in any way possible during his business trip to Richmond., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1863 October 3 -- Headquarters, Reynolds Brigade, Brigadier General Reynolds, Special Orders No. ___, regarding Lt. W.A. Patton's transfer for duty in Dalton, Georgia., 1863. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 January 12 -- Dalton, Georgia, General Johnston, Special Orders No. 12, Leaves of Absence for Lt. W.A. Patton and Brigadier General., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 February 29 -- Dalton, Georgia, Alexander Reynolds to his sister informing her of the arrival of her son Will to his command and the Battle of Bakers Creek and the Battle of Stone Side where he commanded the victorious troops., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 March 12 -- Headquarters 2nd Reynolds Brigade, Lt. W.A. Patton to Brigadier General Echols thanking him for his kindness to Patton's mother and asking for his advice and assistance on how to get transferred to General Breckenridge's command in Lewisburg., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 March 20 -- Dalton, Georgia, Board of appraisal of private animals, to Lt. W.A.M. Patton regarding valuation of his bay horse at $1200., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 March 20 -- Dalton, Georgia, Board of appraisal of private animals, to Lt. W.A.M. Patton regarding valuation of his bay horse at $1200. (Marked "Copy 1"), 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 September 4 -- Jonesboro, Tennessee, I.W. Branham to Mrs. Patton regarding military actions and general conditions in Tennessee., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 October 17 -- Headquarters, N.E. Georgia, Athens, Special Order No. 8, Brigadier General A.W. Reynolds regarding Leave of Absence for Lieutenant W.A.M. Patton., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 November 4 -- Brigadier General Wharton's Division regarding the superintending of clothing supply and short supply., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1864 December 8 -- Dublin, Va., Quartermaster's Office, Captain John R. Dunlop, certificate of $270.00 payment made to Lt. W.A.M. Patton., 1864. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
    • Archival Resource Key: Military correspondence and orders of Brigadier General Alexander Reynolds including orders for men and vouchers to fund a cavalry escort company for Reynolds, and orders sending Patton and Parr to find medicinal liquor [1865]; 10 items., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 4 -- Headquarters District of N.E. Georgia, Athens, Special Orders No. 2 of Brigadier General Reynolds, requesting subsistence of fifty dollars ($50) for a Cavalry Escort Company., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 5 -- Jefferson, Georgia, receipt for one hundred fifty dollars ($150) for Escort Company., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 6 -- Gainesville, Georgia, voucher #2 certifying the use of funds for the Escort Company., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 8 -- Dahlonega, Georgia, voucher #3, one hundred dollars ($100) toward the Escort Company account., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 11 -- Lumpkin County, Georgia, voucher #5, sixty dollars ($60) toward the Escort Company account., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 January 16 -- Account of expenses totaling five hundred dollars ($500) for the Escort Company that traveled with Brigadier General Reynolds on his inspection tour of north-eastern Georgia., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 February 8 -- Gainesville, Ga., John Wills to A. Thomas, letter of introduction for Captain Patton., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 February 8 -- Headquarters, Gainesville, Georgia, granting authority to Dr. John Wills to have five barrels of corn whiskey distilled for medical purposes., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 February 28 -- Headquarters, District of North-East Georgia, Special Order by Brigadier General Reynolds dispatching Lieutenants W.A. Patton and G.B. Parr to Gainesville, Georgia, to withdraw the authority for distillation of whiskey. Reverse includes a short letter dated 1865 March 2 from M.A. Harrison at Gainesville Headquarters as well as a short letter dated 1865 March 3 from John Wills in Gainesville, both dealing with corn whiskey., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1865 May 8 -- Headquarters, U.S. Forces, Athens, Georgia, issued by Brigadier General W.J. Palmer, U.S. Army, granting parole to Lt. W.A. Patton to go to his home and remain there., 1865. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Letters to Thomas H. Dennis, 1899-1921. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes letters to Dennis, who was a Speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates, Superintendent of Greenbrier County Schools, Colonel in the Confederate Army, and editor of the Greenbrier Independent. Correspondents include W.A. Truslow, Lucile Humphreys, John McNeel, J. Coleman Alderson, J.G. Stevens, and others. Subjects include county affairs, politics, and local history. Other items include invitations to the Louisiana Purchase Centennial and to the commencement of Morgantown (W.Va.) High School Class of 1914. Includes 8 items. Additional T.H. Dennis materials can be found in Series 8, Miscellany.

    • Archival Resource Key: 1899 April 15 -- Redlands, California, W.A. Truslow, to Thomas H. Dennis, Lewisburg, about business and weather., 1899. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1902 April 28 -- Lucile [sic] Humphreys, Lewisburg, to T.H. Dennis, regarding a time for their play to be published in the paper., 1902. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1903 -- Invitation to the Editor of The Greenbrier Independent to attend the Louisiana Purchase Centennial celebration in St. Louis., 1903. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1910 July 20 -- Lexington, Va., John A. McNeel to Honorable Thomas H. Dennis, Lewisburg, regarding an article on the Old Stone Church published in the Presbyterian of the South. He also asks for letters written by John McCray that are missing from his scrapbook., 1910. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1912 June 26 -- Charleston, W.Va., J. Coleman Alderson to Honorable T.H. Dennis, Lewisburg, requesting information on Dennis's cousins so he can send copies of the Confederate Veteran to them. He also mentions a story about Camp Chase, a prison camp, and offers his publishing cuts to Dennis to use if republishes his story., 1912. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1914 May 16 -- Morgantown, Forrest Dunbar Knapp, to Thomas Dennis, Lewisburg, sending him an invitation to the 1914 Morgantown High School Commencement., 1914. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1915 August 23 -- Alderson, W.Va., J.G. Stevens to Colonel T.H. Dennis, Lewisburg, asking to help get voters out to determine whether Lewisburg or Ronceverte will be the county seat, and where the new courthouse will be built., 1915. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: 1921 June 7 -- Auburn, California, Boutwell Dunlap, to Colonel Thomas H. Dennis, Lewisburg, editor of Greenbrier Independent, regarding the writing of a history of Greenbrier County. He also suggests that O.F. Morton write the history since he (Dunlap) furnished materials to Morton when he wrote other county histories. Dunlap's materials are said to be the largest collection on Western Virginia in America. Also attached is a card Dennis used when running for state senator., 1921. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 1. Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Miscellaneous, 1774, 1844-1937, and undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19-20,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes letters relating to genealogy, the history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County, etc.

    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous letters, including personal letters from William Dunbar and Andrew Hogue about property for sale, and letters to or from Patrick Beirne, A.W. Wilson, B.F. Eakle, Jessie Bright, Edward Craig, Larrie B. Stratton, Frances Handley Keach, and William Price. Subjects include: family affairs; the Welch, Handley, Beirne, and McClung families; Presbyterian churches in Greenbrier County; and Kanawha County land transactions. 15 items., 1774, 1844-1900. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1774 March 22 -- "Coll Washington's letter to indemnify me for being Capt. Crafurd's [sic] security in his office of D. Surveyor" to Capt. Peter Hoge in Augusta., 1774. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1844 November 18 -- Kanawha, [nephew Andrew B Hogue] and M. Dunbar to uncle [Patrick Beirne], Lewisburg, regarding a court case on Charleston property and a tan yard., 1844. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1847 February 24 -- Kanawha, Andrew B. Hogue, to uncle Patrick Beirne, Lewisburg, regarding land transactions in the Kanawha area., 1847. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1847 April 19 -- Kanawha, Andrew B. Hogue, to uncle Patrick Beirne, Lewisburg, regarding property purchased and family matters. Also includes a brief note from Margaret after the postscript., 1847. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1847 May 22 -- Kanawha, Niece Margaret [Hogue] to uncle Patrick Beirne, Lewisburg, about home life and family affairs., 1847. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1847 August 30 -- Kanawha, Andrew B. Hogue to uncle, Patrick Beirne, Lewisburg, regarding a loan to help pay for land purchases in the Kanawha vicinity., 1847. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1856 September 18 -- Philadelphia, Mary [Mrs. Reynolds] to sister [Mrs. Sallie Patton], Lewisburg, regarding family matters, stage travel from White Sulphur, and an election parade for Buchanan., 1856. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1869 July 22 -- Baltimore, A.W. Wilson to Rev. George G. Smith regarding the dedication of the church and making plans to attend., 1869. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1876 January 24 -- Philadelphia, Mary [Reynolds] to her sister [Mrs. Sallie Patton], Lewisburg, regarding family affairs., 1876. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1892 June 8 -- White Sulphur Springs, B.F. Eakle to Captain Joseph S. Crane, Sr., Lewisburg, asking him to come to a meeting and open up his printing shop., 1892. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1900 February 10 -- Summersville, Allie (Remlet ?) to brother, regarding information on the Welch family and a possible inheritance from a relative., 1900. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1900 February 24 -- Summersville, A[llie] Remlet (?) to brother [Sell?], regarding information on the Welch family, a package that was sent, and a smallpox outbreak in Camden-On-Gauley., 1900. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: [1900] June 23 -- "Allie" to "sister" regarding family affairs and crops., 1900 (?). Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: [1900] August 10 -- [Allie?] to" brother" regarding family affairs and genealogy., 1900 (?). Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1900 March 16 -- Charleston, Edward H. Craig to Jessie Bright, Lewisburg, regarding the genealogy of Alexander and James Welch and the purchase of "the Hotel.", 1900. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous letters, including: a letter to Rev. L.B. Bobbitt from Eugene R. Smith, about Smith's service to the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church South for many years, including his service in Lewisburg; a letter from Margaret C. Williamson, Assistant State Editor for the Federal Writers' Project, to Edith Lett, explaining what she needs to include in her Lewisburg City guide chapter; and a list of all Presbyterian Churches and their memberships in Greenbrier County. 7 items., 1904-1937, undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1904 April 2 -- Wichita, Kansas, Frances Handley Keach to Larrie B. Stratton, Lewisburg, regarding the history of the Handley family., 1904. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1904 May 2 -- Wichita, Kansas, Frances Handley Keach to William T. Price, Marlinton, regarding information on the Handley family., 1904. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1905 February 20 -- Wichita, Kansas, Frances H. Keach, to Miss Carrie B. Stratton, Lewisburg, searching for information on the Handley family., 1905. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1922 February 24 -- Oakland, Calif., Eugene R. Smith to Rev. L. B. Bobbitt, Lewisburg, telling of all locations he served at during his career as a minister, and time at Lewisburg., 1922. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: 1937 October 30 -- Charleston, Works Progress Administration, Federal Writer's Project, assistant State Editor Margaret C. Williamson to Edith Lett, Lewisburg, regarding information needed for the Lewisburg City chapter of the guide book for West Virginia. Map drawn on reverse., 1937. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: Undated -- Page 6 of a letter by Virgil A. Lewis quoting from a letter written by a tourist at White Sulphur Springs 73 years prior., undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
      • Archival Resource Key: Undated -- Lewisburg, Rev. Lloyd McF. Courtney to Mrs. [Edith] Lett listing Presbyterian Churches in Greenbrier County and the number of members in each., undated. Box: 1, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
Archival Resource Key: Series 2. Zimmerman Collection -- Methodist Episcopal Church, Lewisburg, 1834-1843 and undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-5,
Scope and Contents

Includes station reports, stewards' accounts, receipts, financial statements, member pledges, etc.

  • Archival Resource Key: Station Reports -- Includes miscellaneous reports related to finances and attendance. 4 items, 1838, 1840, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Station Reports -- Includes receipts for rooms for Rev. John Guyer. 5 items, 1836-1843. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Station Reports -- Includes Lewisburg Methodist Episcopal Church financial statements. 10 items, 1834-1839, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Station Reports -- Includes member pledges, income and expense sheets. 15 items, 1834-1840. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Station Reports -- Includes member pledges, subscriptions, and expense sheets. 19 items, 1840-1842, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
Archival Resource Key: Series 3. Zimmerman Collection -- Old Lewisburg Academy, 1827-1879 and undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 6-13b,
Scope and Contents

Includes notebooks of principals, which contain pupil lists, years attended, and name of parent or guardian (1827-1879 and undated). Also includes newspaper clippings on the history of Old Lewisburg Academy and other area schools. See also Series 9, Oversized, box 13 for additional alumni lists for the Old Lewisburg Academy, Lewisburg Female Institute, Greenbrier College for Women, etc.

  • Archival Resource Key: Notebook #1 -- A list of principals: Dutton, Seabrooks, Henry, Steele, and Tripp; their assistants; and pupils for each class. Also includes a newspaper advertisement for Lewisburg Academy. 2 items, 1827-1835, 1854. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
  • Archival Resource Key: Notebook #2 -- List of Reverend Thomas Brown, his assistants and students. Includes genealogical information. 2 items, 1839-1843. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
  • Archival Resource Key: Notebook #3 -- List of principals: Reverend Philander M. Custer, Captain Alexander F. Mathews, Colonel R.T.W. Duke, Reverend Albert Pierson, Penelope Kendricks, Reverend William G. Campbell, and Reverend Jacob N. Cordoza/Cordozo; their assistants; and students. Also includes miscellaneous paper items, including lists found in the notebook. 18 items, 1831-1870, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
  • Archival Resource Key: Notebook #4 -- Mrs. Carrie H. Tipping, her assistants, and students. The Lewisburg Academy was changed to the Lewisburg Female Institute, and a new dormitory was built to house the students. 4 items, 1875-1879. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains miscellaneous pages from notebooks of Dr. McElhenney's school. 20 items, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains miscellaneous pages from notebooks of Dr. McElhenney's school. 20 items, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains information in newspaper articles about the Stuart-Davis School, Greenbrier Normal School, the Lewisburg Graded and Classical School, and three other articles. 6 items, 1878-1919, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
  • Archival Resource Key: Student lists (two lists of alumnae of the Lewisburg Female Institute [later the Greenbrier College for Women]; a list of alumni [from 1827 to 1833] of the Old Lewisburg Academy with hometown, parents' names, spouse, and place of death; and a photocopy of a note about Professor Thompson [possibly Principal of Greenbrier College for Women]; 4 items), undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
  • Archival Resource Key: History notes regarding Zimmerman's research on the Old Lewisburg Academy and Dr. McElhenney's students. 7 items., undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 13b,
Archival Resource Key: Series 4. Zimmerman Collection -- Biographical and Genealogical Sketches, 1830-1937. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 14-30,
Scope and Contents

This series includes personal and genealogical information about many individuals and families of Virginia and West Virginia. Please see the folder-level records for the complete list of names. Also included are images of prominent individuals (ca. 1916); images of unidentified Confederate veterans (undated); newspaper clippings of articles about Henry G. Davis, Stephen B. Elkins, and John H. Holt (1900-1915); and various materials relating to the history of Lewisburg and Greenbrier County. Additional genealogical and historical information can also be found in: Series 5, Zimmerman Collection -- History; Series 9, Oversized, box 15, folder 4; and Series 9, Oversized, box 14, folder 2.

  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Contains a sketch of the Alexander family of Monroe County, (West) Virginia, who came from Scotland around 1840. 5 pp., 1 item, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Contains sketches on John Alexander Hunter and the Smith family of Virginia. 3 pp., 2 items, 1916, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Contains sketches of the Beirne family and the Van Bibber family, natives of Holland and Virginia. 16 pp., 3 items, 1869-1871, 1903. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Contains sketches on the Williams family, the Thompson family and Samuel S. Thompson, Ann Bailey, and the Nickell family. 16 pp., 10 items, ca. 1888, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Contains sketches on Richard M. Johnson, Samuel Judy, Jim McElhenney, the Reynolds family, and the Feamster family. 15 pp., 14 items, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Includes information on the Walkup, Caldwell-Crawford, Creigh, and Mathews families. 6 items, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Includes sketches of Samuel Price, Judge A.N. Campbell, John W. Harris, J.M. McWhorter, Judge Adam Clarke Snyder, Colonel James Ward Davis, A. Craig Harford, Johnston E. Bell, David Andrew Dwyer, Captain Robert F. Dennis, Judge James Henry Miller, Dr. E.F. Raymond, Robert H. Boone, Maybury G. Myles, Oscar A. Price, Alexander Ferdinand Mathews, Dr. William H. McClung (image only), Adam Brown Littlepage, Hon. George Alderson (image only), and General Charles S. Peyton. Each bio sketch includes an image of the subject. Newspaper clippings are from the Greenbrier Independent. 15 items, 1916, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
  • Archival Resource Key: Sketches -- Includes sketches on Judge James Henry Miller, Captain Robert F. Dennis, Abraham Elias Huddleston, Henry Mason Mathews, William Gordon Mathews, John Alfred Preston, Alexander Ferdinand Mathews, Mathew Arbuckle, Reverend Matthew Lyle Lacy, the Nickle/Nickell family, and Hon. Thomas H. Dennis. All but the Nickell family sketch include an image of the subject. Newspaper clippings are from the Greenbrier Independent. 12 items, 1916, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 21,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains a list of pupils in Dr. McElhenney's School. 1 item, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 22,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains print cuts of Confederate Veterans (most unidentified) and Confederate Monument (unidentified). 17 items, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 23,
  • Archival Resource Key: Includes flood newspaper clippings and a photograph of Joseph F. Webber. 4 items, 1937, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 24,
  • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous materials (contains a printed notice regarding government regulations on newsprint, signed C.D. Harris, editor and business manager [1918]; manuscript meeting agenda for the Missionary Institute-Centenary Movement-Lewisburg Group of the Methodist Episcopal Church South [1918]; mimeograph Lewisburg Rotary Club newsletter, no. 1 [undated]; an accounting sheet for medicines and stationery [undated]; five misc. financial reports [1830-1855]; a hand-drawn floor plan of the New General Lewis Hotel, Lewisburg, WV [undated]; two unidentified manuscript name indexes [undated]; subscription list form for sale of Monongahela and Lewisburg Railroad stock [1865]; printed galley proof of pp. 259-260 of Encyclopedia of Contemporary Biography of West Virginia, containing a reminiscence of Mr. [Charles J.] Faulkner, an American envoy to France [1894]; 14 items), 1830-1918, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 25,
  • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous accounts (includes a list of land grants to the Lewis family from 1780-1848 [undated]; 2 pp. partial inventory of county clerk's office records from 1780-1935 [undated]; printed Conduct Report of students at the Greenbrier Presbyterial Military School, listing names [1920?]; notice of Commissioner's sale of real estate of Geo. F. Eakle of Greenbrier Co., WV [1886]; notice of sale of real estate of Mrs. Alice W. Withers, on Meadow River, Greenbrier Co., WV [1885]; notice of sale of "valuable personal property" at former residence of J. R. Argabrite, Greenbrier Co, WV [1885]; report of the death of a child in Ronceverte, WV from morphine poisoning [1886]; 2 pp. of marriage records [note: additional marriage records can be found on the reverse of the previous four items] covering 1782-1927 [undated]; 3 pp. of cemetery readings from the north quarter of the Old Stone Church Cemetery, no. 1, with family names of Allen, Alexander, Anderson, Annan, Arbuckle, Bette, Beirne, Bell, Black, Blausett, Blunt, Boggs, Bouland, Bowyer, Campbell, Cart, Cary, Caskie, Channnel [sic] or Chandler, Church, Clinebell, and Cooper [undated] [see Series 9, Oversize, box 14, folder 2 for additional records]; and a misc. note [undated]; 12 items), ca. 1885-1927. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 26,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings, genealogy, obituaries, etc. Includes biographical sketches on William T. Patton, William R. Johnson, a genealogy on the Anderson family, death notices on Rev. James J. Haynes and Mrs. Haynes, death notice of Rev. James M. Haines, information on the Gilliam family, and various other articles about marriages. 22 items, 1875-1906, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 27,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings, genealogy, obituaries, etc. Photocopies of the above folder. 14 items, 1875-1906, undated. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 28,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings--Biographical and Political. Includes articles about Henry G. Davis, Stephen B. Elkins, and John H. Holt. 9 items, 1900-1915. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 29,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings--Biographical and Political. Photocopies of the above folder. 9 items, 1900-1915. Box: 2, Mixed Materials Folder: 30,
Archival Resource Key: Series 5. Zimmerman Collection -- History of Greenbrier County, 1867-1940 and undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-13,
Scope and Contents

This series includes manuscripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings regarding the history of Greenbrier County and some of its families. Topics include, among others: the formation of Greenbrier County (WV), Augusta County (VA), and Frederick County (VA); Washington landing on the Kanawha River; Jarrett's Fort; the Battle of Cedar Creek; old houses of Lewisburg; history of the Henning and Plumer families; West Virginia archaeology; and Alexander Welch's account of life as a colonial soldier at Valley Forge.

  • Archival Resource Key: Includes articles on the formation of Greenbrier County, the name of Lewisburg, various family sketches, and settlements along the Great Kanawha River. 14 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Includes articles on the formation of Greenbrier County, Hawk's Nest and the Tax Release Road from Lewisburg to Deep Water on the Kanawha River, western travels on the Mississippi River to New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and the history of the Renick Community in Greenbrier County. (See also the book "Memoirs, Correspondence and Reminiscences of William Renick" [1880] for information regarding a related family member.) 20 items, 1903-1924, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Includes an article on the English Sparrow; a sketch of Jarrett's Fort and James Jarrett; an early history of newspapers published in Greenbrier County, including the Palladium and Pacific Monitor, The Alleghanian, Western Enquirer, Western Whig, The Lewisburg Observer, and others; information on the formation of Augusta and Frederick counties; an address before the alumni of Concord Normal School entitled "Beyond the Alps Lies Italy"; and "Recollections of the Battle of Cedar Creek" by Milton Humphreys [1906]. 8 items, 1882, 1906, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains correspondence to Edith Lett regarding an article she submitted to the WPA Federal Writers' Project on old houses of Lewisburg, drafts of that article, WPA record forms on West Virginia buildings, and information on lot ownership in Lewisburg in 1825. 9 items, 1936-1937, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Includes historical articles on "Don Juan," Native American Indians (Algonquin), and "The Pioneer." 12 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains historical sketch materials on Greenbrier County families such as Henning, Hening, Plumer, and a short history of the dividing of Spotsylvania County, Virginia. 15 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains historical sketch materials on Greenbrier County families and copy of an article on "The Old Tyree Road House." 17 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains miscellaneous notes on historical sketches, notes on beef noodle soup and hash, and a historical article titled "Lowell Fortress-Home Held Off Indians in 1777." 10 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper Clippings -- Contains miscellaneous clippings related to historical sketches on Greenbrier families including Burnside, Haynes, Henning, Plumer, Reynolds, McElhenny, and Chief Pontiac. 13 items, ca. 1887-1940. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper Clippings -- Contains miscellaneous historical sketch materials on Greenbrier families including Feamster and Rumsey Skiles. Additional subjects include West Virginia rocks, Native Americans (Indians) of West Virginia, and Mound Builders. 13 items, ca. 1867-1887. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains photocopies of items in folder 9. 13 items, ca. 1887-1940. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains photocopies of items in folder 10. 6 items., ca. 1867-1887. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
  • Archival Resource Key: Contains a copy of Captain Alexander Welch's eleven-page "A Rare Old Manuscript..." Subjects include colonial soldiers at Valley Forge, Ronceverte, Arbuckle's Fort, Indian attacks, Civil War, currency valuations of other countries, and cost of goods, supplies, and livestock. 2 items, undated. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
Archival Resource Key: Series 6. Military Records, 1855-1938 and undated, Bulk, 1861–1865. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 14-18, Box: 4, Mixed Materials Box: 5, Mixed Materials Box: 6, Mixed Materials Box: 7, Mixed Materials Box: 8, Mixed Materials
Scope and Contents

This series contains four subseries, which include:

West Virginia; 1859-1938; box 3, folder 14-18;
31st Virginia Infantry; 1855-1936 and undated (bulk 1861-1865); box 4, folder 1 through box 7, folder 28;
Other Virginia CSA Units; 1910-1932 and undated; box 7, folder 29 through box 8, folder 2; and
Clippings; 1927; box 8, folder 3-5.

  • Archival Resource Key: Series 6. Military Records -- West Virginia, 1859-1938. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 14-18,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes military records related to military companies or organizations of West Virginia. Items include a roster of Morris Post #50 Grand Army of the Republic members, record books of the Greenbrier Light Infantry Grays, information on companies formed before and after John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry, etc. The Greenbrier Light Infantry Grays were Company A, 2nd West Virginia Regiment, organized July 21, 1877, Lewisburg, WV. For additional West Virginia military records, see also Series 9, Oversized, box 14, folder 3-4.

    • Archival Resource Key: Contains a "Descriptive Book" or roster of the Morris Post #50, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), Department of West Virginia, Weston, Lewis County, which includes the name, age, birthplace, etc., of 137 soldiers. Also contains a poem entitled "The Death of the G-A-R," by MacKinlay Kantor; and a handbill from the Headquarters of the Department of West Virginia, Grand Army of the Republic, upon their return from the Sixteenth National Encampment in Des Moines, Iowa. 3 items, ca. 1880-1938. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
    • Archival Resource Key: Contains a piece of Weston Council No. 59 Jr.O.U.A.M. (Junior Order United American Mechanics) ephemera and scrapbook. The scrapbook includes a pamphlet of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Greenbrier Light Infantry Grays, W.Va.M., which includes name, age, occupation, etc., of the officers and members. Also includes a loose ledger page. 2 items, ca. 1877-1910. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
    • Archival Resource Key: Contains a Minute Book of the Greenbrier Light Infantry Grays. Back part of book includes a list of gun numbers and roll of the GAR of GLIG. 1 item, 1879-1882. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
    • Archival Resource Key: Includes a Greenbrier Light Infantry Greys Account Book, which lists members and dues payment information, "Hawks Nest Men," and men's gun numbers. Also includes a newspaper clipping related to the GLIG. 4 items, 1877-1880. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes materials regarding companies formed before and after John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry, Berkley County; letters to and from Gray Silver concerning John Brown; and materials concerning a Putnam County company supporting the Union at the 1861 Wheeling Convention; 10 items), 1859-1910. Box: 3, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 6. Military Records -- 31st Virginia Infantry, 1855-1936 and undated, Bulk, 1861–1865. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Box: 5, Mixed Materials Box: 6, Mixed Materials Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-28,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes Confederate army forms, correspondence, and manuscript notes pertaining to the 31st Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment. These records include official discharge papers for causes such as injury or age; pay vouchers; requisitions; conscript material; orders and circulars; Quartermaster's Stores invoices; receipts; court martial papers; lists of men absent without leave; etc. Requisitions were made through use of handwritten missives, Special Requisition forms, Requisition for Forage forms, etc. Items mentioned in requisition and receipt documents include stationary, food, clothing, horses, haversacks, tents, etc. Orders (both special and general orders, unless otherwise noted) and circulars cover a variety of topics, including troop movements, disabilities, furloughs, courts martial, etc. This subseries also includes an official document dated October 24, 1861, written by the commissioners of Camp Bartow, declaring that William P. Cooper was voted into the vacancy left in the Virginia state convention by the expulsion of John S. Carlile. Cooper was part of the 31st Virginia Infantry. See also Series 9, Oversized, box 15, folder 1 and map cabinet 1, drawer 20.

    For digitized documents of the 31st Virginia Infantry from another collection, visit "Records of the 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A." (see link in Instances/Digital Objects).

    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate vouchers including disability reports, furlough, old age and muster out pay. 15 items, 1861-1862. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate vouchers including disability discharges, underage enlistment, old age, and final pay. 15 items, 1862. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
      Scope and Contents

      For digitized documents of the 31st Virginia Infantry from another collection, click here: Civil War - Documents of the 31st Regiment (CSA).

    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate vouchers including discharges for expiration of enlistment, disability, wounds, underage enlistment, old age, illness, with final pay. 15 items, 1862-1863. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate vouchers for furlough, and discharges for underage enlistment, old age, illness, and wounds disability, with final pay. 14 items, 1863-1865. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 15 items per folder, 1861-1862. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 5-9,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 16 items, 1861-1862. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 15 items per folder, 1862. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 11-19,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 15 items per folder, 1862-1863. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 20-26,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 15 items per folder, 1863. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 27-33,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 15 items per folder, 1863-1864. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 34-37,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers submitted by various officers. 9 items, 1863-1864. Box: 4, Mixed Materials Folder: 38,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate pay vouchers and roster. 1 item, 1862. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Conscript Notice and photocopy. 2 items, 1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1861-1862. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1862. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 4-15,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1862-1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 17-24,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1863-1864. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 25,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc. 15 items, 1864. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 26-28,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate requisitions (for food, clothing, shoes, supplies and equipment, etc.; 18 items), 1864, undated. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 29,
    • Archival Resource Key: Official document regarding William P. Cooper (dated October 24, 1861, written by the commissioners of Camp Bartow, declaring that Cooper was voted into the vacancy left in the Virginia state convention by the expulsion of John S. Carlile; 1 item), 1861. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 30,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate official letters (includes correspondence regarding personal matters, muster rolls, transfer of men, payrolls, leave requests, agent certification for the Columbia Furnace Company, hospital leave, desertion, and other matters; 15 items), 1861-1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 31,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate official letters (includes correspondence on prisoners, conscription, Habeas Corpus, promotions, and service exemption; 10 items), 1863-1864, 1872. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 32,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes requests for exemption of duty and a miscellaneous pay request; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 33,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes requests for exemption of duty and a few miscellaneous pay requests; 15 items), 1863. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 34,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes exemption requests and deserter reports; 14 items), 1863-1864. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 35,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes deserter forms, two pay vouchers, and five copies of General Orders No. 7, dealing with volunteers; 15 items), 1864. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 36,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes deserter reports, pay vouchers, and forms for exemption from service; 15 items), 1864. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 37,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate conscript material (includes an exemption form, a medical certificate for light duty, a letter, and a list of conscripts from the 11th Congressional District, Virginia; 4 items), 1864, undated. Box: 5, Mixed Materials Folder: 38,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (includes officer resignations, leave of absence, transfers, etc.; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (regarding courts martial, company rosters, newly elected regimental officers, drilling hours, officer replacements, discharges, and regulations for sending official letters; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
    • Archival Resource Key: Special Orders and Circulars (includes officer resignations, leave of absence, transfers, etc.; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: Special Orders and Circulars (includes officer resignations, promotions, leave of absence, transfers, etc.; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (mostly regarding court martials, desertions, and slaves owned by company officers, but includes circular from the Ordnance Department; 16 items), 1862-1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (regarding foraging for food, disability, change of orders, station orders, engineers orders, ordnance orders, drill orders, procurement of horses, roll call, addressing of official mail, and cavalry rifles; 16 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (includes leave circulars, transfers, promotion orders, ordnance inventory, efficiency circulars, etc.; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (includes officer resignations, appointments, leave of absence forms, conscription forms, transfers, etc.; 17 items, 5 photocopies), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
    • Archival Resource Key: General Orders and Circulars (mostly typescripts regarding conscription, leave of absence, disability discharge, medical circulars, etc.; 17 items), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (regarding disability, mounted orderlies, arms, medical and other leaves and furloughs, court martial, and ordnance orders; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: Orders and Circulars (mostly dealing with conscripts, court martial, medical personnel, and revoked leaves; 8 items), 1864, undated. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
    • Archival Resource Key: Special requisitions, etc. (for rations, forage, pay, and office supplies; 16 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
    • Archival Resource Key: Special requisitions, etc. (for rations, pay, clothing, and shoes; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
    • Archival Resource Key: Special requisitions, etc. (for pay, supplies [rope, tanner's oil], an ambulance, shoes, clothing, horses, and feed; one receipt is from Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for shoes, over coats, jackets, pants, shirts, socks, blankets, molasses, etc.; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for shoes, over coats, blank books, jackets, pants, drawers, shirts, socks, horses, corn, oats, way, grain and grain sacks, wheat bran, hay, horses, fly tent, wagon, haver sacks, etc.; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for blankets, shoes, boots, corn, oats, horse shoes, grain sacks, tar, paper, envelopes, pen, pencil, blank books, ink blotter, drawers, canteen straps, knapsacks, haver sacks, mules, etc.; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for corn, hay, fodder, grain sacks, spades, picks, pick helves, jackets, pants, drawers, shoes, over coat, blankets, horses, mules, wagon saddle, tents, flys, poles and pins, paper, pens, etc.; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for corn, fodder wagons, horses, saddles, shirts, socks, drawers, pants, shoes, suits, curry comb, rope halters, etc.; 12 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for over coats, jackets, pants, shirts, socks, fly tents, etc.; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for over coats, shoes, jackets, pants, shirts, socks, hay, corn, fodder, etc.; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 21,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for Grey uniform jackets, capes, cloth, pants, shirts, drawers, shoes, boots, jackets, over coats, horses, horse shoes, mules, hay, oats, wagons, saddles, paper, an ambulance, etc.; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 22,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for clothing, shoes, boots, caps, jackets, over coats, fly and wall tents, tent poles, horses, hay, oats, rye, forage, stationery, pens, pencils, etc.; 13 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 23,
    • Archival Resource Key: Quartermaster's Stores invoices (for clothing, shoes, boots, caps, jackets, over coats, fly and wall tents, tent poles, horses, hay, oats, rye, forage, horse and mule collars, stationery, pens, pencils, wagons, and wagon saddles, etc.; 12 items), 1864, undated. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 24,
    • Archival Resource Key: Letter from Innis C. Davis to Dr. Roy B. Cook regarding the lending of Confederate records; 1 item., 1936. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 25,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes receipts for clothing, hay, corn, pasturing of horses, horses, horse shoes, travel reimbursement, coal, and an ambulance harness; 14 items), 1860-1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 26,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes receipts for hay, corn, straw, horses, mules, horse shoes, repairs, and an ambulance harness; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 27,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes one clothing inventory and statements for horses, hay, corn, bran, and horse shoes; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 28,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes one clothing summary and receipts/statements for horses, horse shoes, hay, and wagon welding; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 29,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes clothing statements; travel reimbursements; payment for mule, horse, hay, and corn; and per diem for attending court martial; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 30,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes clothing inventories; small arms, rifle, bayonet, and cartridge inventories; and horse, hay, and corn receipts; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 31,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes clothing statements; blanket and overcoat inventory; pay requests; and statements for hay, corn, pay, and wagon parts; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 32,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate supply statements, etc. (includes statements for clothing, hay, corn, and wagon repair; 7 items), 1864, undated. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 33,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (for various items of clothing, the purchase of a sword for Lt. Col. William L. Jackson, horses, mules, wagon, wagon parts, saddles, shoes, rifles, and bayonets; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 34,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (mostly for captured pants at $5/pair; 15 items per folder), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 35-38,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (mostly for captured pants at $5/pair, shoes, shirts, and drawers; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 39,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes cash, wagon, jacket, drawers, pants, and socks; 16 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 40,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes mule, horses, and various clothing items; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 41,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes various clothing items, hay, and a mule and ambulance unfit for service; 15 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 42,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes various items of clothing, shoes, hay, and a mule; 16 items), 1862. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 43,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes hay, corn, feed sacks, horses, saddles, pay, jackets, shoes, muskets, bayonets, cartridges, and caps; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 44,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes payroll funds, Confederate uniform cloth, mules, wagons, wagon saddles, harnesses, bucket, and various clothing items; 15 items), 1863. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 45,
    • Archival Resource Key: Confederate receipts (includes uniform cloth, prisoners, deserters, one colored boy, oats, and hay; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 6, Mixed Materials Folder: 46,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes reports of money and clothing found on dead Confederate soldiers, disability papers, a muster roll, court martial charges and proceedings, and a list of men from the 31st who were present and ready for duty or absent with leave; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes court martial charges and proceedings, and lists of men absent without leave; 15 items), 1862. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes lists of men absent without leave; a furlough; and court martial charges against officers and enlisted personnel,; 15 items), 1862. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes lists of absentees, deserters, and men present, with a list of deserters after the battles of Coal Harbor and Malvern Hill; court martial papers; etc.; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes an appointment as an official agent of the Quartermaster's Department; summary of company changes; lists of men assembled and absent; a list of men aged 17-18 years old, and their home counties; and court martial papers, with a charge against an officer for attending the General Assembly of Virginia; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes court martial charges, lists of absentees, a report of shoemakers, exemptions from military duty, etc.; 16 items), 1864. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (includes court martial papers; lists of disabled men, absentees, conscripts, and deserters; various inventories; etc.; 15 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
    • Archival Resource Key: Court martial and general papers (a circular; a brief report of casualties in the campaign north of the Potomac [River] near Martinsburg, Virginia and Williamsport, Maryland; a list of debtors with amounts owed and due; etc.; 4 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
    • Archival Resource Key: Forage Abstracts (includes lists of forage items such as corn, oats, fodder, hay, etc., with lists of horses on same sheets. Also contains one Confederate States of America Bond in the amount of $200; 10 items), 1862-1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
    • Archival Resource Key: Forage Abstracts (includes lists of forage items such as corn, oats, fodder, hay, etc., with lists of horses on same sheets; 8 items), 1863-1864. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes a letter from the Ladies Ridge Benevolent Society that accompanied knitted clothing for the southern soldiers, quarterly returns of the quartermaster's stores, various receipts, and a chaplain's resignation; 15 items), 1855, 1862-1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes a bounty receipt, clothing receipts, a list of soldiers who received shoes, hospital releases, and equipment lists; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes munitions, clothing and food requests, a detail company, a letter signed by Confederate Quartermaster General A.C. Myers, a letter regarding a box of items sent by the Ladies Ridge Benevolent Society, a list of deserters, and those released from hospitals; 15 items), 1861-1862. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes conscript office papers, a clothing list, a receipt for horses, a list of a dead soldier's possessions, etc.; 16 items), 1862-1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes appointment of non-commissioned officers to assist with conscription, equipment orders, deserter and absentee information, circulars, and general orders; 15 items), 1862-1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes sentencing of those absent without leave, a list of extra baggage, reassignment papers, killed and wounded reports; 15 items), 1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes clothing lists, lists of absentees and their units, presidential pardons, wound reports, substitution reports, and reports of barefooted men; 15 items), 1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes blank forms for exemption from military duty due to employment, Frederick County and Shenandoah County; and blank forms for 60-day detail, Shenandoah County; 13 items), 1863. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes receipts for mules, horses, shoes, and pay; court martial papers; 15 items), 1863-1864. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes a receipt for cattle hides, various conscription notes, etc.; 15 items), 1864, undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes pay requests, "Extension of Furlough" certificate, clothing receipts, a Morning Report, a list of orders, and four unused envelopes; 15 items), 1864, undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 21,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes various conscript notes, lists of names and clothing; 15 items), 1864, undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 22,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes an application for military exemption from a boy's mother, an older substitute, men absent without leave, arrest orders, a bill from a surveyor for work in Charleston, and casualty reports; 15 items), 1864-1865, undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 23,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes mostly various lists of clothing, supplies, and men; 15 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 24,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes various requests and receipts for tents, clothing, etc.; report of absent officers; lists of names; etc.; 15 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 25,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes clothing lists and several blank forms used for obtaining a release from military service; 12 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 26,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes blank requisition for fuel forms, a discharge form, blank payment bond forms, unused envelopes, etc.; 16 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 27,
    • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous (includes suggestions on making the Morning Report, temporary promotions for illness, lists of the missing and wounded, lists of deserters and absentees, and a "Unique Poem on Lord's Prayer"; 11 items), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 28,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 6. Military Records -- Other Virginia CSA Units, 1910-1932 and undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 29-39, Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-2,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes: typescript rosters of a variety of companies and batteries of Virginia Light Artillery, Infantry, and Cavalry; correspondence regarding Confederate military units formed in West Virginia; and typescript records listing Confederate soldiers by county and regiment. See also Series 9, Oversized, box 15, folder 2 and map cabinet 1, drawer 20.

    • Archival Resource Key: Bryan's Battery Roster (This artillery battery was part of the 13th Battalion, Virginia Light Artillery, commanded by Major William McLaughlin. The Battery commander was Captain Thomas A. Bryan. The rolls include all names of soldiers in the battery, their rank, and wound and killed information. 2 copies.), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 29,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of Lowry's Battery (lists all commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates of Lowry's Battery with information about deaths and post-war locations; 1 copy), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 30,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of the Hardy Blues (The second oldest military organization in the state of Virginia; part of the 25th Virginia Infantry. Lists all officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates in in the Hardy Blues which were mustered into Confederate service at Huttonsville, Va. [later W.Va.] in 1861. 2 copies; 3 items.), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 31,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of the Jefferson Guards [Later known as Company A, 2nd Virginia Infantry, "Stonewall Brigade," Army of Northern Virginia] (list of commissioned, non-commissioned officers, and privates in the company; 2 copies), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 32,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of Company F, 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (lists commissioned, non-commissioned officers and privates of the company; 2 copies), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 33,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of Company B, 2nd Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade (lists commissioned, non-commissioned officers, and privates of Company B; 2 copies), 1910. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 34,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of Company A, 36th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (provides a brief history of the battalion and lists the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates of Company A; also includes a letter regarding veteran's benefits; 5 items), 1912; undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 35,
    • Archival Resource Key: Roll of Company B, 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (lists commissioned, non-commissioned officers, and privates of Company B, and information on their history; 1 copy), 1931. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 36,
    • Archival Resource Key: Myers Letters (Includes a letter from West Virginia State Historian and Archivist Clifford R. Myers to historians around the state to gather information on four Confederate units organized in West Virginia, such as: Captain Daniel Heffner's company, 26th Battalion; Captain William Tyree's Company C, 22nd Regiment; Company K, 22nd Regiment; and Captain B.H. Jones' Company, "Dixie Rifles." Also includes return correspondence, along with a 1931-1932 Yearbook of Randolph Chapter No. 267 United Daughters of the Confederacy. 13 items.), 1931-1932. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 37,
    • Archival Resource Key: Record of Confederate Soldiers Listed by Counties (counties include Berkeley [Berkley County Company organized in 1859]; Jefferson [55th Virginia Regiment]; Morgan [county soldiers who enlisted in the Confederate Army during the Civil War]; Pendleton [including the "Pendleton Riflemen" and "Franklin Guard"]; Randolph; Confederate troops in service from West Virginia counties; miscellaneous lists; Rockbridge Second Dragoons; Central Guards of Prince Edward County [3rd Virginia Regiment]; Muster Roll of the Supporting Force of the 10th Congressional District; etc.; 2 copies), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 38,
    • Archival Resource Key: Record of Confederate Soldiers Listed by Regiments, Cavalry (units include: 1st Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Companies B and F; 7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Company H; 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Companies E, H, I, and K; 10th Virginia Cavalry, Companies F and G; 11th Virginia Cavalry; 12th Virginia Cavalry, Company A; 14th Virginia Cavalry, 1st Company from Greenbrier County; 16th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Company G; 17th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Company B and Miscellaneous; 18th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Company G; 19th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Companies A, F, and I; 23rd Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Company G; 34th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, and E, Swan's Battalion, Chapman's Battalion and Miscellaneous; 36th Battalion Virginia Cavalry, Company A; Old Greenbrier Cavalry, Jackson Mounted Guards and miscellaneous list of West Virginia Cavalry; copy 1 of 2), undated. Box: 7, Mixed Materials Folder: 39,
    • Archival Resource Key: Record of Confederate Soldiers Listed by Regiments, Cavalry (copy of record in Box 7, folder 39; copy 2 of 2), undated. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
    • Archival Resource Key: Records of Confederate Soldiers of Greenbrier County (includes newspaper lists and a prepared list of all surviving Confederate soldiers who enlisted in Greenbrier County; the list was compiled by David Richard Thomas of Lewisburg, and provides names, 1903 address, rank, and unit served with; 4 items) [Note: original handwritten list can be found in Series 9, Oversize, box 15, folder 2.], undated. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Series 6. Military Records -- Clippings, 1927. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 3-5,
    Scope and Contents

    This subseries includes photocopies and original clippings of a series of articles on recollections of life during the Civil War by Dr. Thomas Bland Camden, transcribed from original notes by Roy Bird Cook, which were printed in the  Weston Democrat  from January 7 to June 3, 1927.

    • Archival Resource Key: "My Recollections of the Civil War" (photocopies of a series of Weston Democrat articles by Dr. Thomas Bland Camden, transcribed from original notes by Roy Bird Cook, which ran from January 7 to June 3, 1927; 15 items), 1927. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
    • Archival Resource Key: "My Recollections of the Civil War" (photocopies of a series of Weston Democrat articles by Dr. Thomas Bland Camden, transcribed from original notes by Roy Bird Cook, which ran from January 7 to June 3, 1927; 7 items), 1927. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
    • Archival Resource Key: "My Recollections of the Civil War" (a series of Weston Democrat articles by Dr. Thomas Bland Camden, transcribed from original notes by Roy Bird Cook, which ran from January 7 to June 3, 1927; originals of folders 3 and 4; 22 items), 1927. Box: 8, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
Archival Resource Key: Series 7. Business Records, ca. 1853-1899. Box: 9, Mixed Materials Box: 10, Mixed Materials Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-2,
Scope and Contents

This series includes day books, ledgers, pocket diaries, and scrapbooks. Accounting entries cover general merchandise, subscriptions, hotel maintenance and repair, etc. Some items also include newspaper clippings about poultry, horticulture, fictional stories, etc. For additional account books, see also Series 9, Oversized, box 14, folder 1 and box 15, folder 5.

  • Archival Resource Key: Day book (unidentified, mostly general merchandise; April 20, 1870-July 15, 1870; has miscellaneous items pasted in it; 1 item), 1870. Box: 9, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Day book (unidentified, mostly general merchandise, from Summersville [WV]; January 1859-October 26, 1860; 1 item), 1859-1860. Box: 9, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Ledger (Pare and Son, Saddlers; Pare and Hutchenson, Saddlers; and J.W. Donnaly and Pare, Saddles and Harnesses; Lewisburg, W. Va. Includes names of customers and their purchases. Newspaper articles related to horticulture, poultry, flowers, insects, etc. have been pasted into the ledger; 1 item), 1857-1861. Box: 9, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Pocket diary (few entries, many regarding money received for subscriptions; names of advertisers in the Greenbrier Independent with corresponding costs of advertisement listed towards the back; 1 item), 1873. Box: 9, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Scrapbook (a ledger containing newspaper clippings of stories, political cartoons, etc.; with scattered pages of notes on livestock, purebred cows, bulls, etc.; 1 item), ca. 1854-1899. Box: 10, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Scrapbook (cover label: "Joseph F. Caldwell Scrap Book, made at Liberty Hotel [Hopkins House]"; apparently a guest ledger for the Hopkins Hotel/Hopkins House in Liberty, VA, ca. 1853-1855; also used as a clippings scrapbook for articles on diverse subjects, ca. 1870s; 1 item), ca. 1853-1875. Box: 10, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Account book (from St. Lawrence Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, originally described as the White Sulphur Hotel in the published guide; pages for each account holder, with entries for payment for services, paint, shellac, turpentine, window repair, and other maintenance costs, but also includes tobacco and other household items; 1 item), 1855-1859. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Accounting items (sheet from Day & Memo Book and Cash Accounts book of J.H. Oley Cary of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia; 3 items), 1877-1878. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
Archival Resource Key: Series 8. Miscellany, 1848-1936 and undated. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 3-10, Box: 12, Mixed Materials
Scope and Contents

This series includes printed and manuscript items such as: a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding the Civil War (ca. 1861-1865); ephemera related to West Virginia (1848-1922); handwritten lecture notes by T.H. Dennis on legal topics (1872-1873); and clippings and handwritten notes regarding the history, appearance, and growing of various flowers (1899-1936 and undated). Many of the handwritten notes and some of the clippings bear handwritten page numbers and the words "used" or "not used." For additional Civil War-related newspaper clippings, see Series 9, Oversized, box 14, folder 5. For additional materials related to T.H. Dennis, see Series 1, Zimmerman Collection -- Correspondence -- Letters to Thomas H. Dennis.

  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings (an assortment of newspaper clippings covering topics such as President Theodore Roosevelt going underwater in a submarine, state roads, religion, abolition, land, genealogy, etc.; 42 items), 1883-1932, undated. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings (photocopies of clippings in folder 3; 5 items), 1883-1932, undated. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clippings (a variety of newspaper clippings covering topics such as religion, robins, the West Virginia debt, hidden treasure, wild life, etc.; 26 items), 1881-1925, undated. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
  • Archival Resource Key: Printed items (includes an invitation to the Taylor Ball in the Lewisburg Hotel [1848]; a menu from White Sulphur Springs [ca. 1850-1880]; Sonnets by Rose W. Fry [1891]; a sample political invitation card [ca. 1897-1901]; an invitation to the Alleghany Collegiate Institute for commencement exercises [1902]; Report of Major General William E. Mickle to General George W. Gordon, United Confederate Veterans [1911]; a concert program for the Benefit of the John A. Preston Community House, at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg [1922]; an advertising envelope showing White Sulphur Springs [ca. 1880s]; an election card for John C. Bond, Republican candidate for State Auditor of WV [undated]; a business card for William Zimmerman of Alderson, WV [undated]; and a business card for Shelton & Hunter of Richlands, VA [undated]; 11 items), 1848-1922, undated. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
  • Archival Resource Key: Envelopes (includes various envelopes addressed to M.W. Zimmerman; 11 items), 1907-1933. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
  • Archival Resource Key: Newspaper clipping scrapbook (includes Civil War newspaper clippings from Southern newspapers concerning battles, famous generals, and obituaries of Confederate soldiers; all are glued in an old book, Winds of the Northern Hemisphere, Washington City: Smithsonian Institution, 1853; also includes a few pressed leaves and a feather; 1 item), ca. 1861-1865. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
  • Archival Resource Key: Lectures on Mercantile Law, Notes on Evidence and Equity by T.H. Dennis, University of Virginia. Given by author to M.W. Zimmerman. 1 item., 1872-1873. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
  • Archival Resource Key: Lectures on International Law and on Constitutional Law by T.H. Dennis, University of Virginia. 1 item., 1872-1873. Box: 11, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes articles from Park's Floral Magazine [Vol. 34, April 1898, Vol. 60, September 1924]; The Fluerette [January 1926]; a postcard of Easter Lilies; Junior World [September 12, 1936]; and two other miscellaneous items; 7 items), 1898-1936. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes handwritten briefs on flowers such as "King of Sweden," roses, "The Queen of Flowers," "Sweet Peas," and other various flowers; 15 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes articles from The Ledger Monthly [November 1899]; The Visitor [October 1919]; The Torchbearer [August 29, 1926]; The High Road [November 13, 1927]; The Roanoke Times [May 23, 1927]; "The Rose of England"; and other notes on flowers; 16 items), 1899-1927, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes random notes and cut-out pictures of flowers; 15 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes articles and random notes on flowers; 16 items), 1927-1928, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes handwritten blurbs on flowers; 15 items), undated (ca. 1920s). Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 6,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes mostly handwritten notes on flowers; 15 items), undated (ca. 1920s). Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 7,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes handwritten and cut-out notes on flowers; 14 items), 1924, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 8,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes handwritten notes on flowers; 15 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 9,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes newspaper and handwritten notes on flowers; 7 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 10,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes newspaper and handwritten notes on flowers; 14 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 11,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of the material in folder 11; 3 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 12,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes newspaper and magazine articles on flowers; 14 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 13,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of the material in folder 13; 3 items), undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 14,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes annotated newspaper clippings on flowers; 18 items), 1927-1932, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 15,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of material in folder 15; 3 items), 1927-1932, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 16,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes newspaper and magazine articles on flowers; 16 items), 1906-1926, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 17,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of articles in folder 17; 3 items), 1906-1926, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 18,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes articles and handwritten notes on flowers; 14 items), 1921-1927; undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 19,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of materials in folder 19; 3 items), 1921-1927; undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 20,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes newspaper and handwritten notes on flowers; 15 items), 1902-1907, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 21,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of material in folder 21; 3 items), 1902-1907, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 22,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes printed and handwritten notes on flowers; 16 items), 1899-1928, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 23,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of material in folder 23; 4 items), 1899-1928, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 24,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes printed and handwritten notes on flowers; 5 items), 1902, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 25,
  • Archival Resource Key: Flowers-clippings and miscellaneous notes (includes photocopies of material in folder 25; 3 items), 1902, undated. Box: 12, Mixed Materials Folder: 26,
Archival Resource Key: Series 9. Oversized, 1825-1927 and undated. Box: 13, Mixed Materials Box: 14, Mixed Materials Box: 15, Mixed Materials Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 1-3,
Scope and Contents

This series includes lists of students of the Old Lewisburg Academy, the Lewisburg Female Institute, etc. (1853-1927); account ledgers (1825-1891, undated); Greenbrier death records (undated); military records (ca. 1830s-1903); newspaper clippings (1861-1884, undated); and genealogical sketches on various families (ca. 1886, undated). Many of the lists of students are written on the back sides of older ledger pages. This series also includes receipts, financial statements, and muster rolls for the 31st Virginia Infantry, as well as muster rolls from other Confederate units (1861-1864).

  • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous marriage and Lewisburg Female Institute alumnae lists (includes list of marriages, 1925-1926; lists of female students at L.F.I. from 1912-1914; a ledger page [1853-1861]; and additional lists of L.F.I alumnae and faculty from 1911-1915; 25 items), ca. 1853-1924. Box: 13, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: List of students (manuscript entitled "Students of the Old Lewisburg Academy from 1812-1875 and its three offshoots, the Lewisburg Female Institute from 1875-18__, the Lewisburg Seminary from 18__ to 1922, and the Greenbrier College for Women from 1923-1927" but seems to cover only the Old Lewisburg Academy through 1875; 1 item, 76 pp.), 1927. Box: 13, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
    Scope and Contents

    For additional military records, see Series 6, Military Records. For additional genealogical sketches, see Series 4, Zimmerman Collection -- Biographical and Genealogical Sketches. For additional account books and ledgers, see Series 7, Business Records. For additional materials related to the Old Lewisburg Academy and its offshoots, see Series 3, Zimmerman Collection -- Old Lewisburg Academy.

  • Archival Resource Key: Lists of students, etc. (includes a manuscript list of faculty and students at G.P.S. in 1912-1913; Greenbrier College graduation exercises program [1927]; Greenbrier College for Women course sheets [1926]; additional lists of faculty and students [of Greenbrier College for Women?], 1916-1924 [note: this list may be a continuation of the list in folder 2]; 31 items), 1912-1927. Box: 13, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Old Lewisburg Academy scrapbook (includes newspaper clippings from M.W. Zimmerman articles in the Greenbrier Independent, divided into chapters, regarding the history of the Old Lewisburg Academy, Rev. John McElhenney [first principal], and his scholars; includes notations; 1 item), 1882-1885. Box: 13, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Day book (unidentified general merchandise book; September 5, 1825-September 17, 1825; has newspaper clippings glued to first page; 1 item), 1825. Box: 14, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Greenbrier death records (alphabetical listings of Greenbrier County death records of 19th century deaths, separated by quarters [North, East, South, and West]; likely a continuation of the Old Stone Church Cemetery records in box 2, folder 26; 1 item), undated. Box: 14, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Returns and muster rolls of Company A, 13th West Virginia Infantry (US Army), Captain Greenbury Slack; 7 items., 1864. Box: 14, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Applications for Revolutionary War pensions from Lewis County (booklet containing facsimiles of lists of claims for pensions, including names, date of claim, period of service, etc.; 1 item), ca. 1830s. Box: 14, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Clippings from Southern newspapers (includes the Greenbrier Independent [Lewisburg], 1884 June 19; Lynchburg Daily Virginian, 1863 September 24; Daily Dispatch [Richmond], 1861 October 12, 1862 January 21; Staunton Speculator, 1862 November 18; and Knoxville Daily Register [Atlanta, GA], 1863 October 5; 8 items), 1861-1884, undated. Box: 14, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
  • Archival Resource Key: Company Order Book (descriptive roll for Co. "A" of the 31st Regiment at Camp Summersville [written in front of book]; lists commissioned and non-commissioned officers and privates of the company, discharges, deaths, deserters, and information on soldiers' physical characteristics, occupations, enlistment places and dates, and disposition; part of book lists ordnance stores, clothing, copies of General Orders, and examples of forms such as furloughs, charges and specifications, discharges, etc.; 1 item), 1861-1864. Box: 15, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: Records of Confederate Soldiers of Greenbrier County (list compiled by David Richard Thomas of Lewisburg; provides names and unit served with; 1 item) [Note: related materials can be found in Series 6, Military Records -- Other Virginia CSA Units, box 8, folder 2.], 1903. Box: 15, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: Miscellaneous ledger papers; 6 items., 1888-1891, undated. Box: 15, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Family genealogical sketches (contains Hogsett family sketch; "Genealogical Record of the Creigh Family, Prepared by Alfred Creigh, L.L.D. of Washington, Penna., from A.D. 1680 to July 20th 1886 for John A. Preston, Esq. of Lewisburg, Va. [W.Va.]" with "Nicholas Co. [Summersville] 1859-1860, A. Beirne's Store"; and additional genealogical notes; 3 items), ca. 1886, undated. Box: 15, Mixed Materials Folder: 4,
  • Archival Resource Key: Cash to Sundries book (ledger of the Farmers Bank of Virginia, Lewisburg; includes various undated newspaper articles and poetry glued into the first half of the ledger; 1 item), 1856-1859, undated. Box: 15, Mixed Materials Folder: 5,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Receipts and Miscellaneous Financial Statements (Includes a Clothing Report; Abstracts of Expenditures; Abstracts of Articles Purchased; List of articles lost or destroyed in the Public Service; Quarterly Returns of Clothing, Camp and Garrison Equipage; Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores; etc.; 14 items), 1861-1864. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Receipts and Miscellaneous Financial Statements (Includes Quarterly Returns of Quartermaster's Stores, rec'd and issued; 6 items), 1862-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Receipts and Miscellaneous Financial Statements (Contains Accounts Current; 9 items), 1862-1864. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Receipts and Miscellaneous Financial Statements (Includes Abstracts of Payments; Clothing Issued; Abstracts of Articles Issued; Abstracts of Articles Purchased; Abstracts of Purchases Paid For; List of Quartermaster's Stores; 17 items), 1862-1864. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 1,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company A (18 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company B (9 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company C (Initially known as the "Harrison State Guards," at one point captained by William P. Cooper; 21 items), 1861-1864. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company D (Initially known as the "Gilmer Rifles;" 20 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company E (also includes an envelope; 16 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 2,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company F (10 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company G (14 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company H (8 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company I (9 items), 1861-1864. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: 31st Virginia Infantry -- Muster Rolls -- Company K (8 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,
  • Archival Resource Key: Other CSA Units -- Muster Rolls (includes rolls from five units: Capt. Alfred H. Jackson's company of Light Infantry from Lewis Co., VA, known as the "Lewis Rangers" [possibly became Company I of the 31st] [1861]; Capt. John P. Hale's company of Light Artillery [1861]; Capt. W. H. Brown's company of the 12th regiment of Georgia Volunteers [1861-1862]; Capt. John Miller's Company A [formerly attached to the 22nd regiment of Virginia Volunteers, later made an Artillery company] [1861-1862]; Capt. Richard Laidley's Company H, 22nd regiment of Virginia Infantry [1863]; 6 items), 1861-1863. Box: Map Cabinet 1, Drawer 20, Mixed Materials Folder: 3,