H. Lee Brumback Collection, 537 THL

Scope and Content: The H. Lee Brumback II Collection contains a diary from the Civil War, 1861-1865, covering the period from April 21, 1863 to June 25, 1863, in daily entries. Brumback mentions participation in the Grand Review by J.E.B. Stuart (1833-1864) on June 5, 1863, as well as in the Battle of Brandy Station (VA), 1863, and the Battle of Upperville (VA) on June 21, 1863. He mentions in addition participating in many small raids, especially in West Virginia, in which the regiment captured both Union soldiers and supplies.

(1 box) Last updated 02/07.

Biographical/Historical: Jacob Henry Francis Brumback (1839-1827) served in Company C of the 12th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States of America, as a private. He lived in Frederick County, VA on March 11, 1862, when he enlisted in Winchester, VA. Records show him present for muster periods Sept./Oct. 1863 through July/Aug. 1864. He was paroled at Winchester on May 10, 1865.

Bibliography: Frye, Dennis E. 12th Virginia Cavalry. Lynchburg, VA: H .E. Howard, Inc., 1988.

Cite As H. Lee Brumback, II Collection, 537 THL, handleyregional.org Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Brumback Family - genealogical material, 4 items, 7 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Brumback, Jacob H. - diary, April 21, 1863-June 25, 1863, 4 leaves, typescript

Brumback, Snapp, and Stours graveyard, 1 leaf, typescript

Keller-Pitman graveyard, 1 leaf, typescript

Nossett graveyard, 1 leaf, typescript