Search using this query type:

Advanced Search (Items only)

Summary Report, 1879, Disallowed Claim of Robert Sturdivant

Title

Summary Report, 1879, Disallowed Claim of Robert Sturdivant

Description

Remarks by the Commissioner of Southern Claims in response to the disallowed claim of Robert Sturdivant. This claim was disallowed because the claimant was unable to prove his loyalty to the Union.

Creator

Commissioner of Southern Claims

Source

Robert Sturdivant (Chatham Co., North Carolina) claim, no. 19128. Barred and Disallowed Case Files, Southern Claims Commission, 1871-1880. Records of the House of Representatives, Record Group 233. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Contributor

King, Stefanie

Type

Document

Coverage

Chatham County, NC

Original Format

Report

Text

"The claimant says his sympathies were for the Union;- but after the war began "of course I could not wish for the defeat of our troops." This in reply to 214.

He was in the Home Guard and hunted deserters- was the first to go in & the last to go out.- He was Justice of the Peace during the war and took the Oath to the Confederacy. Loyalty not proved & claim disallowed. The clmt. in 19,129 is the same as this clmt..-"

Embed

Copy the code below into your web page

Files

RSPage 62.jpg

Citation

Commissioner of Southern Claims, Summary Report, 1879, Disallowed Claim of Robert Sturdivant, Civil War Era NC, accessed September 23, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/751.