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Captain James Charlton's Infantry Order Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01228
Scope and Contents Dealer Description: Orderly Book from Captain James Charlton's Company, 12th United States Infantry, during the War of 1812.  Records muster rolls, returns, morning reports in one section and  regimental, brigade and divisional general orders in another section. Capt. Charlton's company was recruited primarily from the back county of Virginia (43 soldiers), Pennsylvania (6), Maryland (4), and North Carolina (11).  Against the name of each soldier is recorded his home...

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Ew3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dated 1784-1934. It includes correspondence, legal papers, and accounts, chiefly 1830-1892, of Benjamin S. Ewell, professor at the U.S. Military Academy, Hampden-Sydney College, Washington and Lee College, and the College of William and Mary (which he served as acting president, 1848-1849, and president, 1854-1888). Letters from Ewell during the Civil War when he was assistant adjutant-general to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston are included as well. Among the...

War in the Lower Chesapeake and Hampton Road Areas 1812-1815

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Identifier: SC 01227
Scope and Contents Typed carbon transcript of transcription by John C. Emmerson, Jr. of Portsmouth, Virginia entitled, "War in the Lower Chesapeake and Hampton Roads Areas, 1812-1815, as Reported in The Norfolk Gazette & Public Ledger and The Norfolk & Portsmouth Herald." 189 pages plus an index.  1946.

Joel Ward Military Appointment

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Identifier: SC 00994
Scope and Contents Appointment of Joel Ward as a Captain of a Troop of Cavalry in the Third Regiment and Third Division of the Militia in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Signed by William H. Cabell, Governor. September 6, 1806. "Berkeley" is noted on the bottom. On the reverse is written "Joel Ward was duly sworn to act under and did act under the within commission untill after the war with England declared by the US in the year 1812, ...year 1816 he resigned."

Archibald Woods Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road, land...