Benjamin Stickley Papers

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

Benjamin Stickley Papers, 305 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains records of the 136th Virginia Militia, 1828-1847. Personal correspondence is included. The collection also contains information about both of the Strasburg and Woodstock fire companies.
(1 box) Last updated 01/07.

Biographical/Historical: Benjamin Stickley was born on May 27, 1806. He became a farmer and was married to Elizabeth Stickley. He was captain of the 1st Battalion and 136th Regiment of the Virginia Militia in 1837, 1838, and 1842. Stickley died on August 5, 1853, of consumption. He was buried in Stickley Cemetery in Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Cite As: Benjamin Stickley Papers, 305 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Adjutant General's Office, Richmond VA, March 27, 1834 - uniform requirements for the Virginia Militia, 1 page, printed with manuscript note

Annual reports of troop strength - 136th Virginia Militia, 18 leaves, 1 page, manuscript

Bills for military fines, 1828-1830,127 pages, manuscript on printed form

Bills for military fines, 1831-1834, 254 pages, manuscript on printed form

Bills for military fines, 1835, 1837-1838, 1841, 115 pages, manuscript on printed form

Business notices, 1859, 1863-1864, 3 leaves, printed

Correspondence, 1829-1849, 9 pages, 6 leaves, manuscript

Correspondence, 1855-1868, 8 pages, 13 leaves, manuscript

Delinquent list - 136th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, 1831-1842, 12 pages, 52 leaves, manuscript

Land title - Isaac Hite to David Stickley, 1825, 1 leaf, manuscript

Letters, notes, and receipts - Samuel Hefflebower, 1835-1861, 8 pages, 32 leaves, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Lists of fines imposed by Courts of Inquiry, 1832, 1834, 1835, and 1841, 4 items, 4 pages, manuscript

Massie, Bell, Goodloe - Business correspondence, receipts, and notes, 1861- 1865, 80 items, 65 leaves, manuscript; 7 leaves, manuscript on printed form, 18 pages, manuscript

Massie, John ? Correspondence notes, 1853 ? 1870, 35 items, 16 pages, manuscript; 15 leaves, manuscript; 2 manuscript and print; 2 manuscript on printed form

Mathematical problems and rules, 4 items, 3 pages, 1 leaf, manuscript

Memorandum - Mr. Hupp to Mrs. Pingley, 1836,1 page, manuscript

Military inquiries, 1831-1847, 7 items, 2 pages, 5 leaves, manuscript

Military messages, 1831-1862, 63 items, 5 pages, 58 leaves, manuscript

Miscellaneous papers, 10 items, 3 pages, 5 leaves, manuscript; 1 leaf, printed; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Muster roll - Captain Benjamin Stickley's Company, 1st Battalion and 136th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, 1837, 1838, 1842, 3 items, 3 leaves, manuscript

Officer's roll - 136th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, 1839, 1842-1845, 1847, 7 items, 7 pages, manuscript

Power of attorney - guardians for Stover daughters, 1828, 1 leaf, manuscript

Receipts, 1829-1857, 27 items, 25 leaves, manuscript; 2 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Receipts, 1862 - Daniel Stickley selling goods to United States Army, 11 items, 9 leaves, 1 envelope, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Regimental staff list - 136th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, 1842, 1843, 1845, 3 items, 3 pages, manuscript

Strasburg Fire Company - list of members and equipment, 1841, 2 leaves, manuscript

Virginia Commonwealth Certificates of Military Appointment, includes 3 separate appointments of Benjamin Stickley, 9 items, 8 pages, manuscript on printed form; 1 leaf, manuscript Woodstock Fire Company - list of members, 1833, 1 leaf, manuscript

Woodstock Fire Company?1833?List of members, 1 leaf, manuscript