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Lynchburg (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice Langhorne letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0375
Scope and Contents Letter (June 19, 1861) from Maurice Langhorne of Lynchburg to Gov. John Letcher, requesting that William R. Musser be released from military duty in order to conduct essential war service in Lynchburg. Langhorne states that Musser is active in supplying the troops and is also a skilled mechanic. The document is endorsed on the verso by several officers, including General Robert E. Lee. Lee declined the request.

William G. Watson Civil War memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0037
Scope and Contents Two versions of the Civil War memoirs of William G. Watson, a Union soldier who served during the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864. Unbound manuscript consists of 77 pages, probably written soon after the end of the war.This detailed account of Watson's service includes information about the burning of VMI by General David Hunter in June 1864, the advance on Lynchburg, Virginia, and his unit's retreat after the Battle of Lynchburg to Charleston and Parkersburg, West Virginia....

William G. Watson Civil War memoirs

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1731