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

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Maurice Langhorne letter

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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.