Amherst County Virginia subscription list
This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money pledge to support the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, Wm. Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under the Governor’s proclamation and providing for the support of their families ...this 13th day of August, 1861." The lists are arranged by different companies, for example, “Dillard’s Co.,” “Capt. Hargrove’s Co.,” New Prospect Co.,” Capt. Morris Co.,” etc. Underneath each company are names and dollar amounts.
Purchased 11 December 2020.
This collection is open for research.
- 13 August 1861
0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder) : Five manuscript sheets