Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person

Title

Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person

Subject

Description

This collection details the receipt of John, an enslaved person, in Lynchburg, Virginia, for work on the city's fortifications in October 1863. John was sent by Mrs. Jane Nance of Bedford County, Virginia, to William H. Prease. This impressment was ordered by Col. W. H. Stevens, Chief Engineer Department of Northern Virginia, and signed by E. E. Mason.

Date

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Language

English

Type

Identifier

Ms2011_048_LynchburgVaImpressment_1863-1001

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person, Ms2011-048, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Mason, E. E. and Stevens, W. H., “Lynchburg, Virginia, Impressment Document for John, an Enslaved Person,” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 2, 2022, http://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/AmericanCivilWar/Ms2011_048_LynchburgVaImpressment_1863-1001.