Guide to the Sergeant John Champe Prints, undated

Summary Information

Title: Sergeant John Champe Prints, undated
Collection: AC.332
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The Sergeant John Champe Prints consists of two prints of John Champe, a Revolutionary War spy against Benedict Arnold. He was originally from Loudoun County, Virginia.

Creator: Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Sergeant-Major John Champe was born in Loudoun County, Virginia. During the Revolutionary War, he served George Washington as a spy against Benedict Arnold. Pretending to desert from the Continental armies, he helped uncover that Arnold was a traitor, saved the life of Andre, and established the innocence of General Gates.

Scope and Contents

The Sergeant John Champe Prints consists of two prints of John Champe, a Revolutionary War spy against Benedict Arnold. He was originally from Loudoun County, Virginia.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish in June 2006. Its accession number is 2006.042. It was opened to the public in August 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, August 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, August 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.332: Sergeant John Champe Prints, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: Sergeant John Champe Prints, undated

Series Description: The Sergeant John Champe Prints consists of two prints of John Champe, a Revolutionary War spy against Benedict Arnold. He was originally from Loudoun County, Virginia.

Prints, undated Box 1.1