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Marie Bowman Collection

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

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1080 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains much information about the Civil War in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, United Daughters of the Confederacy information, and letters. This material refers to both local and statewide people and events.

(1 box) Last updated 12/06.

Biographical/Historical: Marie C. Bowman was born on May 5, 1909 in Lebanon Church, VA, daughter of Ernest D. and Laura Snapp Funkhouser. She was president of the Winchester Chapter of the United Daughters of Confederacy, and belonged to the Women’s Auxiliary of the Salvation Army, Daughters of the American Revolution, and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winchester, VA. She married Harry P. Bowman. Mrs. Bowman died in December 1988 and was buried in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA.

Cite As: Marie Bowman Collection, 1080 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

News Articles—Marie Bowman, 4 leaves printed (photocopy)

"The History of Arlington: Where America's Sons of Valor Sleep," by Enoch Aquila Chase, 1929, 1 item, printed

"Maps of the Battle of Balls Bluff," October 21, 1861, 1 item printed

"Belle Boyd- Southern Spy of the Shenandoah," by Laura Virginia Hale, 2 copies 1936, 1939, 2 items printed

"The Causes of the War Between the States," by Margaret Sheldon, 1 item printed

"Historic Beauty in Charlottesville and Albemarle County Virginia" and "A Word Picturelogue through Beautiful Historic Charlottesville," 2 items printed

Civil War Centennial-Brochures and Maps, 4 items printed

Frederick County Schools: Creative Arts Festival 1989, 1 item printed

"Gettysburg" July 1963--Volume 2 Number 4 from the editors of Civil War Times, 1 item printed

Judge John Handley--1835 to 1895, 1 item printed

Hollywood Cemetery-List of Confederate Veterans buried from Camp Lee Soldiers Home, 1894-1946 by Jerald H. Markham, 1 item printed

"Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign--1862" and "The Stonewall Brigade," 3 items printed

Stonewall Jackson-Supplement From the West Virginia Hillbilly--January 28, 1961, 8 pages printed (photocopy)

"Kentucky"-Volume 1, by L.F. Mattingly (no date) 1 item printed

Lee, Robert Edward, and Stratford Brochures, 5 items printed

Louisiana Monument Dedication, 1896, Stonewall Cemetery, 1 item printed

"The McGuires of Winchester-Medical Practitioners of the Confederacy," by Don Tharpe 1982, 9 leaves typescript (photocopy), 1 leaf printed (photocopy)

News clippings-Civil War Heroes and area Winchester events, 5 leaves printed (photocopy), 4 pages printed (photocopy)

Photographic History of the Civil War, excerpts, 3 pages printed

Richmond Guide Books, 2 items printed

"Things That Make for Peace--What is Meant by Peace?" Miss Rutherford's Scrap Book-Volume III--December 1925, 1 item printed

The Shepherdstown Register--100th Anniversary--December 4, 1949, 6 pages printed (photocopy)

Diary of William Randolph Smith, March 23, 1862-June 30, 1862, 1 item printed

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Virginia Division, 87th annual convention, October 1982, 1 item printed

"Sketches of Washington and Lee University," by Marion Junkin--1927, 1 item printed

The War of 1861-1865, Richmond Times Dispatch Supplement (no date), 20 pages printed (photocopy)

Box 2

Valley News Echo (Reprints by Potomac Edison)

October 1861

February 1862

April 1862

May 1862

June 1862


Harpers Weekly
Reprint of November 2, 1861 issue
Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
August 1898

United Daughters of Confederacy Magazine

August 1985

October 1985

January 1988

February 1988

Virginia Country's Civil War

Civil War Times

May 1960

June 1960

July 1960

August/September 1960

October 1960

November 1960

December 1960

January 1961

February/March 1961

April 1961

May 1961

June 1961

July 1961

August/September 1961

October 1961

November 1961

December 1961

January 1962

February 1962


Civil War Times Illustrated (New Name)

April 1962

May 1962

June 1962

July 1962

August 1962

October 1962

November 1962

December 1962

January 1963

April 1963

The Southern Magazine

June 1934

October 1935

Collier's Magazine
"Marse Jeff Davis," by Harris Dickson & Aunt Florida, 5 issues from February 5, 1938 to March 26, 1938

c1907 to c1926 scrapbook mostly on UDC & Gray family
Turner Ashby Chapter, UDC, September 1961 to September 1962