The Resource Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records

Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records

Label
Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records, 1812-1910
Title
Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records
Inclusive dates
1812-1910
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records, 1812-1910, consist of Revolutionary War pension applications, 1838-1849; pension applications, 1881-1884; Confederate Pension Board Records, 1900-1910; and miscellaneous records such as militia lists, delinquent militia fines, and militia officer appointments. The collection also includes a letter from Captain W. I. Dance stationed near Fredericksburg during the Civil War. He expressed his gratitude to the citizens of Powhatan County for the tobacco and shoes they mailed to his company
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Powhatan County was named for the paramount chief of the Powhatan Indians in the tidewater of Virginia in the late sixteenth and early years of the seventeenth century. It was formed from Cumberland County in 1777, and part of Chesterfield County was added in 1850. The county seat is Powhatan.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Powhatan County records can be found on microfilm at The Library of Virginia web site. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm."
Label
Powhatan County (Va.) Military and Pension Records
Note
These items came in a transfer of court papers from Powhatan County
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.30
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
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001699513
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu.ft.

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