Guide to the Virginia State Guard 9th Battalion Supply Records, 1942-1944

Summary Information

Title: Virginia State Guard 9th Battalion Supply Records, 1942-1944
Collection: AC.531
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection consists of a Memorandum Receipt Book, showing supply credits and debits to Virginia State Guard 9th Battalion, 1942-1944. Some are medical and others, Quartermaster supplies (clothes, medals, etc.).

Creator: Virginia State Guard 9th Battalion

Biographical/Historical Note

The 9th Battalion of the Virginia State Guard was stationed at Marion, Virginia in 1942-1945.  Only information about a Civil War unit of the Virginia State Guard was found.  No further information about the 9th Battalion could be ascertained.

Scope and Contents

The records included in this book show the 9th Battalion of the Virginia State Guard was stationed at Marion, Virginia 1942-1945. It may have been a small unit as only 10 helmets were ordered on August 7, 1944. Other items requisitioned included spruce green wool shirts and trousers, disinfectant, belts, caps, neckties, and insignia.

Arrangement

It is a single-item collection. Within the book, entries are in reverse chronological order.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

It was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish before January 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.039.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.531: Virginia State Guard 9th Battalion Supply Records, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Receipt book, 1942-1944 ACSC_Box 15.28