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Label
Papers, 1836-1864
Title
Papers
Inclusive dates
1836-1864
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1836-1864, of the Walthall family of Virginia, consisting of stock certificate, 31 January 1837, for ten shares in the Forked Run Mining Company to Christopher Walthall (1808-1883); stock certificate, 15 April 1837, for twenty-five shares in the Greenwood Mining Company to James M. Jackson, includes payment on the back; receipts, promissory notes, and bills, 1836-1849, to Christopher Walthall for hire of a slave, purchase of groceries, rent, payment of notes, and loan of money; order, 12 February 1864, from the Confederate Army for Private Robert Ryland Walthall (1844-1864) to return to his company; letter, 29 February 1864, from R. R. Walthall of the 1st Virginia Infantry to Christopher Walthall discussing laws passed in the Confederate Congress and his father's business, reorganization of his company and the possibility of becoming an officer, and his need for clothes and a hat; and letter, 2 April 1864, from William H. Cullingsworth to R. R. Walthall concerning the payment of his account
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
Christopher Walthall was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, 11 May 1808, to John Walthall (1766-1834) and Catherine Madison Walthall (1769-1813). He moved to Richmond, Virginia, and became dealer in lumber. He married Sarah Ann Eubank (1814-1884) 24 December 1834, and they had eleven children, including Robert Ryland Walthall. Robert Ryland Walthall was born 4 March 1844. He enlisted in Company G, 1st Virginia Infantry 21 April 1861. Wounded at Gettysburg, Walthall was killed 16 May 1864.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Papers
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 9
  • 8
Immediate source of acquisition
Core, John T.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491979
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

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