The Resource Margaret C. Emmerson records

Margaret C. Emmerson records

Label
Margaret C. Emmerson records, 1863-1864
Title
Margaret C. Emmerson records
Inclusive dates
1863-1864
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1863-1864, collected by Margaret C. Emmerson (1899-1978) of Annapolis, Maryland, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, consisting of a charge and specification, dated 23 February 1863, in the case of George W. Holler (b. ca. 1838), Private, Company E, 57th North Carolina Infantry by 2nd Lieutenant J. H. Gilbert; a report, n.d., of Arthur Emmerson (1817-1870), Joseph Boruke [Bourke] (1812-1888), and William H. Morris (d. 1877) appointed by the committee of 36 on 16 May 1863 to determine the families in Portsmouth, Virginia, "whose natural protectors are absent in the army of the Confederate States of America," as required by Brigadier General Egbert L. Viele (1825-1902), U.S.A., military governor at Norfolk, Virginia; a letter, dated 15 September 1864, from Brigadier General John Echols (1823-1896), C.S.A., department of Southwestern Virginia and Eastern Tennessee, to Colonel Walter Herron Taylor (1838-1916), Assistant Adjutant General, outlining a plan to send troops into Northwestern Virginia to disrupt enemy communications and supplies; the letter was endorsed by Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) and sent to the Secretary of War; a list, n.d., of soldiers from Portsmouth, their companies, and their dependents, n.d.; a map, n.d., of area in vicinity of Sweet Springs, Monroe County, West Virginia; and an envelope with notation "Letters from Isaac Shelby Jr. (b. ca. 1817), maj & cs, Wytheville [Virginia], during the War, no letters included
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Margaret C. Emmerson records
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
Emmerson, Margaret C.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499230
Type of unit
items (12 leaves and 6 p.).

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