United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans -- Virginia.
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Ware Family Civil War Papers, 1863-1865
File — Box 52: [Barcode: 32101070780513]
Scope and Contents Consists of a small collection of family papers pertaining to the experiences of the Ware family during the American Civil War. The Wares were a white settler family, headed by Josiah William Ware (1802-1883), that owned a Virginia plantation called Springfield, where they enslaved at least twenty African Americans. Josiah W. Ware, as well as his sons James Alexander Ware (1832-1896) and Charles Alexander Ware (1841-1915), served in various roles in the military forces of the Confederate...