James B. Terrill Civil War Letter
The collection consists of one letter (April 5, 1861) from James B. Terrill to Virginia's Governor, John Letcher. Terrill offers to serve as an officer in the Virginia Volunteers and gives a brief account of his previous military experience. Endorsement by John B. Baldwin.
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Biographical / Historical
James Barbour Terrill, b. 1838, Warm Springs, Virginia; VMI Class of 1858; lawyer; Brigadier General, CSA; killed in action at Bethesda Church, VA in 1864.