The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1862 Jan. 19-1864 Apr. 20
Inclusive dates
1862 Jan. 19-1864 Apr. 20
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 19 January 1862-20 April 1864, from John R. Bagby to his wife, Bettie P. Bagby while serving in the Confederate Army. Written from camps at Chaffin's Farm, Hanover Court House, Coyner's Springs, Charles City County, Alleghany Springs, Richmond, Petersburg, and near Wilmington, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina, the letters describe camp life, the life of a soldier, battle, and family events. Excerpts of some of these letters are published in THE BULLETIN OF THE KING & QUEEN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA, No. 12, January 1962
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Biographical or historical data
John R. Bagby was born near Stevensville, King and Queen County, Virginia on 13 November 1826. He graduated from Columbian College in Washington D.C. and returned to King and Queen County to become a merchant. He was also elected county magistrate for several terms and served as militia colonel. When the Civil War erupted, Bagby organized the King and Queen Artillery, also known as 4th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery. When this outfit became Company K of the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Bagby became its captain. On 2 November 1862, Bagby was promoted to Major of the 34th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He was married to Bettie P. Bagby and had several children. He died on 26 March 1890.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Label
(microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
vesicular
Extent
1
Generation
unknown
Immediate source of acquisition
Bagby, Olive
Positive negative aspect
negative
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000496418
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
b
ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

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