Collection Number: MS 149
Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet
Extent: 6 folders.
Creators/Collectors: Graves, Joan
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research
User Restrictions: No restrictions.
Preferred Citation: Barracks Burial Site, MS 149, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.
Acquisition Information: Gift, Joan Ellett Graves, 23 May 1988.
Biographical/Historical Information: The Albemarle Barracks was a prisoner-of-war camp during the American Revolutionary War. British and German soldiers captured at the Battle of Saratoga arrived at the Albemarle Barracks in January 1779. The site was threatened by development in the 1970s.
Scope and Content: This is a collection of correspondence and research notes by local researcher Joan Graves concerning the development of land near the Barracks Prisoner Camp and burial site.
The collection is divided into six folders:
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1977-1984
Folder 2: Albemarle County (Virginia) Planning Committee Minutes, 11 October 1977 and survey plats of the Ivy Farm Subdivision
Folder 3: Archaeological Study of Barracks Site (Site 44AB7), 1982
Folder 4: Circuit Court documents
Folder 5: Photographs
Folder 5: Notes and References
Persons: Graves, Joan
- Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
- Archaeological surveys.