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Identifier: SC 00278
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a letter from Brigadier General Henry A. Wise, Lewisberg, Va. [W. Va.], to Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Cooper, no place. The dispatch is reporting troop strength at Gauley Bridge and reports on guns and ammunition. He writes that the area is unsound. At a place called Williamsburg [W. Va.?] there is "a violent Yankee partisan, a Dr. Thatcher" who shot at his [HAW] orderly, wounding him in the head. Wise asks that three field officers--Col. J. Lucius Davis, Lt....
- Names: Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876
- Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate