John W. Wise Letter to John E. Roller
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Letter from John S. Wise, Richmond, [Virginia] to Gen. John E. Roller about meeting him in Staunton, [Virginia]. June 30, 1884.
- Creation: 1884 June 30
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John S. Wise was the son of Henry Alexander Wise and was born in Brazil in 1846. He attended Virginia Military Institute and fought with the cadets at the Battle of New Market. He graduated from the law department at the University of Virginia, was U. S. Attorney for the eastern district of Virginia, and served in Congress 1883-1885. He was a Readjuster and later, a Republican. He moved to New York City to practice law. John S. Wise died in 1913. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:
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