David G. "Sammy" Copenhaver Collection

 

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

David G. “Sammy” Copenhaver Collection
37 THL/WFCHS 

Inventory created by Archives Staff 10/00. Last revised 03/18.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.63 linear feet

CREATOR: Copenhaver, David G. 

DATE: 1826-1918

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains genealogical material pertaining to the Copenhaver family of the lower Shenandoah Valley. Additionally, there is material pertaining to the Civil War, including Shenandoah Valley Political Prisoners, Courthouse Hospital Muster Roll of employees, March 1862, and soldier military records and vouchers. The receipts for equipment and supplies taken by the Confederates from Harpers Ferry, VA in 1861, which were compiled by Sammy Copenhaver from the Library of Virginia, are also part of this collection.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: David G. “Sammy” Copenhaver was a life-long resident of Clarke County, VA. He conducted extensive genealogical research on his family lines. He died on June 9, 2011.

CITE AS: David G. “Sammy” Copenhaver Collection, 37 THL/WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 Military Records

Bowers, Daniel H.—Military Record, 1861-1865, 33 VA Regt. Inf., 6 leaves, photocopy

Brown, Daniel Family Bible Data, covers, 1826-1851, 1 item, printed, 16 leaves

Copenhaver, Camillus—Military Records, Civil War, 9 leaves, manuscript (photocopies)

Copenhaver, Charles C. – Military Records – 12th Va. Cavalry, 1863-1865, 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Copenhaver, George – Military Records – Co. E, Mosby’s Regiment – Va. Cavalry, 1864-1865

Copenhaver, Joseph S., -- Military Records, 1862 – Co. C, 33rd Va. Infantry Regiment – notice of death, one leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Copenhaver, Mary—Pension Application Approval, June 5, 1918 and transcript 6 leaves, photocopy
4 leaves, typescript

Copenhaver, Morgan – Military Records – Co. C, 12th Va. Cavalry, n.d., three leaves, transcript (photocopy)

Copenhaver, Virginia—Pension Application Approval Sept. 13, 1910, and transcript 4 leaves, photocopy
4 leaves, typescript

Copenhaver, Warren B.—Co. B, 2nd VA Infantry 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
7 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Eddy, Thomas M. – Military Records – co. C, 12th Va. Cavalry, 1862-1863, Co. I, 31st Va. Militia, 1861-Jan., 1862, 14 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Ford, John H.—Military Records, 1861-1865, 20 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Higgins, Dr. Henry Lott – letter regarding service 1863, one leaf, transcript, three leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Higgins, John Bard—Vouchers and Ledger Sheets, Feb. 17, 1862-Sept. 16, 1864, transcribed by David G. Copenhaver, Oct. 2007 from War Department, Records Division, Rebel Archives at the National Archives, Washington, DC; Regimental returns Oct., Nov., Dec., 1861, two leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
11 leaves, typescript (photocopy of original records in Mapcase 3, Drawer 11

McCauley, John E.—Military Record, 1861-1864, Capt. Archibald Graham’s Co.—Light Artillery, 6 leaves, photocopy

McCauley, William H.—Military Record, Capt. A. Graham’s Co.—Rockbridge Artillery, 1862-1864, 5 leaves, photocopy

News Clippings – unnumbered leaves

Receipts for Equipment and Supplies Taken by the Confederates from Harpers Ferry, VA, 1861, Part I, 75 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
DO NOT COPY OR PUBLISH IN ITS ENTIRITY WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Receipts for Equipment and Supplies Taken by the Confederates from Harpers Ferry, VA, 1861, Part II, 70 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
DO NOT COPY OR PUBLISH IN ITS ENTIRITY WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA (material found in these folders has been transcribed, indexed, and published by David G. Sammy Copenhaver as CSA Ordinance Dept., Winchester, VA 1861, 973.7455 Cop, Archives Reading Room)

Shenandoah Valley Political Prisoners, 1861-1865 (flag paper), transcribed from Fort McHenry Prison Records by David G. Copenhaver, 2004, 1 item, printed

Shenandoah Valley Political Prisoners, 1861-1865 (plain Paper) 1 item, printed

Box 2

Geneva Convention—Medical Agreement

Muster Roll of employees of Courthouse Hospital, March 1862, transcript of note regarding employees

Men listed on Muster Roll of Courthouse Hospital, Mar 1862

Baguley, David—Surgeon, 1st West Virginia—Infantry, 3 leaves, printed

Baur, Daniel J.—Soldier, 29th Ohio Infantry, 1 page, printed

Blanchard, John E.—soldier, 13th Regt. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. G 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Bruce, Warren—Soldier, Massachusetts 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Bryant, Henry—Surgeon, 20th Regiment—Massachusetts Volunteers 4 leaves, photocopy

Clark, Joseph F.—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Cleveland, William P.—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Davenport, Hezekiah—soldier, 1 leaf, printed

Elliot, William—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Force, Emmons—Soldier, 2nd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 2 leaves, photocopy

 Fuller, George L.—Soldier, Illinois, 1 leaf, printed                                                             

Gardner, Oscar—Soldier, 1 leaf, printed

Gazeley, Jabez C.—Soldier, 7th Ohio Infantry, 1 page, printed

Geltz, Leonard—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Gilbert, Rufus H.—Surgeon, 5th New York Infantry, 3 leaves, printed 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Hayes, Joseph H.—Surgeon, 90th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry, 2 pages, printed

Holt, Charles W.—soldier, Massachusetts, 1 leaf, printed

Hoover, Columbus—Soldier, Illinois, 1 leaf, printed

Langmaid, George W.—Soldier, 2nd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2 leaves, printed

Leighton, Daniel M.—Soldier, 2nd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2 leaves, printed

Neil, David—soldier, 13th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 2 leaves, printed

Renizier, Addison—Soldier, Indiana, 1 leaf, printed

Riley, John—Soldier, Indiana, 1 leaf, printed

Shout, Isaiah—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Stanley, Stephen A.—Soldier, Ohio, 1 leaf, printed

Wilson, Charles W.—Soldier, 29th Ohio Infantry, 1 leaf, printed

Women listed on Muster Roll of employees, courthouse Hospital, March 1862

Blair, Harriet—Nurse, 1 leaf, photocopy

Dada, Harriet—Nurse, 16 leaves, photocopy

Davis, Henrietta—Nurse—African American, 2 leaves, photocopy

Duncan, Mary—Nurse, 3 leaves, photocopy

Hall, Susan B.—Nurse, 9 leaves, photocopy

Myers, Frances—Nurse, 1 leaf, photocopy

Reed, Catharine—Nurse, African-American, 2 leaves, photocopy

Taylor, Jane—Laundress, African-American, 7 leaves, photocopy

Washington, Matilda—Nurse, African American, 2 leaves, photocopy

Webb, Sarah—Nurse, African-American, 4 leaves, photocopy

Young, Sarah—Nurse, African-American, 3 leaves, photocopy

OVERSIZE

MAPCASE 3, DRAWER 11

Muster Roll of steward, wardmaster, cooks, nurses, matrons, and detached soldiers, sick in the hospital of the Courthouse, March 1862, 1 page, manuscript

John Bard Higgins Civil War Vouchers and Ledger Sheets, Feb. 17, 1862-Sept. 16, 1864, from War Department, Records Division, Rebel Archives, National Archives, Washington, DC, 24 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy) (transcript with records filed in box 1.

BOOKS

Copenhaver, David G. “Sammy”. Allie M. Ford’s Book: 1861, self-published, Stephens City, VA: Commercial Press, 2003 (973.782 Cop)

Copenhaver, David G. “Sammy”. Josephine’s Diary, 1864-1866, self-published, Stephens City, VA: Commercial Press, 2003 (973.782 Cop)

Copenhaver, David G. “Sammy”. 31st Regiment, Virginia Militia Order Book. self-published, Stephens City, VA : Commercial Press, 2006 (973.7455 Cop)

Copenhaver, David G. “Sammy” CSA Ordinance Department, Winchester, Virginia, 1861. self-published, Stephens City, VA : Commercial Press,2011 (973.7455 Cop)