The Resource Samuel Arell Marsteller letter

Samuel Arell Marsteller letter

Label
Samuel Arell Marsteller letter, 1864 Mar. 22
Title
Samuel Arell Marsteller letter
Inclusive dates
1864 Mar. 22
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 22 March 1864, from Samuel Arell Marsteller (1793-1869) of Prince William County, Virginia, to Aclpfar Arell Marsteller (1844-1904), 4th Virginia Cavalry (also known as the Black Horse Cavalry), providing family news including news about two of his sons imprisoned at Point Lookout, Maryland. Marsteller also comments on the Union troops occupying the area and on Union spies, including a one-armed African American who reported on John S. Mosby's movements
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Samuel Arell Marsteller was born in 1793 and was a farmer in Prince William County, Virginia. He married Margaret Emily Warder (ca. 1815-1868) in 1815, and they had thirteen children. Marsteller died 19 May 1869 in Prince William County.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Samuel Arell Marsteller letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynors' Historical Collectible Auctions
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001677236
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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