Sheila Gaither Elliot 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

1732 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 06/2015. Last revised 03/2020.

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: 0.84 linear feet

DATE: 2015 - 2020

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Sheila Gaither Elliot Collection holds research compiled by Ms. Elliot on the military service of African Americans from Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia during the Civil War and World War I. Material is largely taken from Ancestry.com.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Sheila Gaither Elliot is a resident of the Winchester-Frederick County, Virginia area with a strong interest in recovering the service history of African-American veterans.

CITE AS: Sheila Gaither Elliot Collection, 1732 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Index Civil War- U.S. Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1863-1865, Frederick County, Virginia, 5 pages, printed

Civil War- U.S. Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1863-1865, Frederick County, Virginia, 55 individuals, unnumbered pages, 110 leaves, typescript

Civil War- U.S. Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1863-1865, Frederick County, Virginia, 54 individuals, unnumbered pages, 108 leaves, typescript

Civil War- U.S. Colored Troops Military Service Records, 1863-1865, Frederick County, Virginia, 53 individuals, unnumbered pages, 108 leaves, typescript

Box 1A - World War I and World War II  - A-F

Index - World War I and World War II - African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, 7 leaves, printed

World War I and World War II - African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, filed by last names in individual folders, unnumbered leaves, photocopies of draft cards.

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder A

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder B

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder C

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder D

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder E

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder F

BOX 2-World War I and World War II -  G-Z

World War I and World War II—African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Frederick County, Virginia, filed by last names G-Z (in individual folders), unnumbered leaves, photocopies of draft cards.

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder G

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder H

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder J-K

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder L

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder M

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder N

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder P

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder R

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder S

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder T

African-American Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1942, Frederick County, Virginia, Folder W

(No names listed after W)

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