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McDermed Papers, 1842-1882

McDermed Papers, 1842-1882
Mss. 39.2 M15
42.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Chiefly letters, 1851-1882, to Edward McDermed, Gish's Mill, constable of Roanoke County, Va., concerning his mercantile business and his application for the railroad mail service. Also includes correspondence, 1861- 1865, of Confederate soldiers, including R. F. Kefauver (of the 42nd Regiment), Oliver H. P. McDermed, Charles Lewis Anthony stationed at Jamestown Island, and an unidentified soldier. Subjects of the Civil War letters include the Peninsular Campaign and operations under Jubal A. Early in the Shenandoah Valley.
Other URL
McDermed, Edward
Anthony, Charles Lewis
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 42nd--History
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
Jamestown (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Kefauver, R. F
McDermed, Oliver H. P
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
Roanoke County (Va.)--History--19th century
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864 (August-November)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Henry Harris of Richmond, Va..
Preferred Citation
McDermed Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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