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Label
1862-1865
Inclusive dates
1862-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1862-1865, of the Bosworth family of Randolph County, (West) Virginia, consisting mainly of letters written to and from Squire Newton Bosworth (1841-1922) while he was serving in the 31st Virginia Infantry during the Civil War. There are also letters written to and from his father Dr. Squire Bosworth (1792-1870). Other correspondents include Harriett Bosworth (b. ca. 1846) and Adam W. See (b. ca. 1838). Subjects of the letters written by Squire Newton Bosworth include his opinions of deserters, news of fellow soldiers and residents of Randolph County, troop movements, and the activities of his father. The topics of the other letters written to him and his father include family news, religion, the family's sympathy with Squire Bosworth and his brother John Woodbridge Bosworth (1836-1936) after they were captured by Union soldiers, and their efforts to send books, clothing and money to them. Also included in this collection is a forage receipt, as well as poetry written by Squire Bosworth while being held in prison
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Biographical or historical data
The Bosworth family were residents of Randolph County, (West) Virginia. Dr. Squire Bosworth (1792-1870) and Hannah Buckey (b. ca. 1795) had ten children, including John Woodbridge Bosworth (1836-1936) and Squire Newton Bosworth (1841-1922) who both served in the 31st Virginia Infantry during the Civil War.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Location of other archival material
Bosworth family papers, 1866 (LVA accession 44973).
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
36
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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000504364
Type of unit
p.

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