A Guide to the Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, 1865 Bowers, Catherine, Confederate Claim Certificate Ms2015-039

A Guide to the Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, 1865

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Collection Number Ms2015-039


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-039
Title
Catherine Bowers Confederate Claim Certificate, March 25, 1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Confederate States of America. Department of the Treasury.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection includes a claim certificate issued by the Confederate States of America Treasury Department to Catherine Bowers of Staunton, Virginia, awarding her the back pay due to her husband who was killed while serving in the Confederate Army.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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

Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

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

Processing Information

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

Scope and Content

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

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Certificate, March 25, 1865