The Resource Civil War and Reconstruction collection

Civil War and Reconstruction collection

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Civil War and Reconstruction collection, 1861-1879
Title
Civil War and Reconstruction collection
Inclusive dates
1861-1879
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Language
eng
Summary
Civil War and Reconstruction collection, 1861-1879, compiled by Robert Garland (1862-1949) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consisting of correspondence, 1861-1864, of soldiers in Virginia, mainly from the Shenandoah Valley, as well as letters from private citizens, discussing the Civil War and conditions, and including one letter of a Union soldier. Also contains a deed. 14 March 1866, for interest in the dower land of the estate of John Harman in Montgomery County, Virginia, from W. H. Harman to H. Harman, deed recorded in Montgomery County court 9 February 1868. Papers also included a blank receipt, paymaster of the 59th Ohio Infantry; receipt, 17 February 1869, for board and tuition at the Southern Femaile Institute in Richmond, Virginia; drafts, 1870-1879, drawn on the Bank of Lexington, the Rockbridge Bank, and the Farmers' Bank of Southwest Virginia in Wytheville, Virginia; and promissory notes, 1866-1869
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Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Civil War and Reconstruction collection
Arrangement
Topically and chronologically thereunder.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.05
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
Ownership
Collection weeded from papers of Robert Garland, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, businessman, in Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
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000488815
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
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