One page letter from William A. Finney to his wife, Elizabeth dated May 15, 1862. Finney reports that their son George W., who enlisted in the Confederate Army into company "D" of the 24th VA Infantry, was in the battle of Williamsburg and reported injured. H he was unsure at the time of the seriousness of his son's wounds as he received varying reports that he was shot in the thigh or below the knee. Public records and Virginia pensions reported in the Virginia Acts of Assembly indicate that Finney survived his wounds received during the Civil War but those wounds left him paralyzed and dependent on the State.
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