A Guide to the George W. Viar Papers, 1862-1863 Viar, George W. Papers Ms1990-036

A Guide to the George W. Viar Papers, 1862-1863

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Collection Number Ms1990-036


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Collection Number
George W. Viar Papers, 1862-1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Viar, George W.

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Scope and Content

Soldier in Company E of the 24th Virginia Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War. Papers consist of reports by surgeons in Dublin, Virginia, of their examinations of Viar, declaring him unfit for field duty. Also includes a note by a fellow soldier of Viar's to his family with saying that he is sending documents home with Viar.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865