Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
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Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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
Inventory created by Archives Staff 03/1985. Revised 06/2018.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
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EXTENT: 0.42 linear feet
CREATOR: Stickley, Benjamin, 1806-1853
DATE: 1828 - 1870
ALTERNATIVE FORM AVAILABLE: The Genealogical Society of Utah digitized selected materials from this collection in 2007. Digital copies of these items are available in the Archives Room on GSU DISC 006-01 and GSU DISC 006-02.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains records of the 136th Virginia Militia from 1828 to 1847. It includes some personal correspondence. The collection also contains information about both of the Strasburg and Woodstock fire companies.
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 tuberculosis. 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.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
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