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Henry Washington Benham, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Hawkins farm, 5 miles S.E. from Fayette, Va., to Brigadier General J.B. Floyd, 1861 November 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id153261

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Concerns the mortal wound of Col. St. George [sic] John Groghan of the Confederate Army, in a calvalry skirmish, 14 November 1860, and the disposition of his effects. Including an answer from H.W. Benham, Hawkins farm Raleigh Road, Va., to Governor John B. Floyd, n.p., 15 November 1861, stating that the bearer of the letter is John Hawkins, son of Pleasant Hawkins, a prisoner of Floyd's. Desires that John Hawkins be permitted to return.


  • Creation: 1861 November 15


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