The Resource Accessions 21154 and 21155 are filed with Accession 21153

Accessions 21154 and 21155 are filed with Accession 21153

Label
1861-1866
Inclusive dates
1861-1866
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1861-1866, of Francis Marion McMullan (1830-1905) consisting of a commission, dated 11 May 1861, from Virginia Governor John Letcher (1813-1884) appointing McMullan as captain of riflemen in the 155th Regiment of the Virginia militia with an affidavit of a Greene County, Virginia, justice attesting that McMullan has taken the required oaths; letter of recommendation, dated 10 December 1862, from General James Kemper (1823-1895) to General Samuel Cooper (1798-1876) concerning Captain Francis Marion McMullan and his command of Company F, 7th Virginia Infantry; order, 27 January 1864, for Lieutenant Francis McMullan of the 4th Virginia Heavy Artillery to meet with the Board of Survey at Adams Run the next day; and letter, dated 27 January 1866, from McMullan to a Captain Robinson of Campbell County, Virginia, concerning his recuperation at Robinson's home near the end of the war, his trip to his own home, and his health since the war. Also included is an order, dated 27 January 1864, for McMullan to meet members of a survey board
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Biographical or historical data
Francis Marion McMullan was born 1 September 1830 in that part of Orange County, Virginia, which later became Greene County, Virginia, to Jeremiah McMullan and Peaches Walker McMullan. He graduated from Richmond College in 1854. When the Civil War began, McMullan enlisted in April 1861 as captain of Company F, 7th Virginia Infantry. When companies were reorganized in 1862, McMullan was not reelected captain. He then enlisted as a lieutenant in the 4th Virginia Heavy Artillery in May 1862. After the war ended, he returned to Greene County and practiced law. McMullan represented Greene County in the House of Delegates from 1871 to 1879. He also served as a judge on the circuit court. McMullan moved to Madison County, Virginia, in 1886, and established the Madison Female School. He and married Virginia Ann McMullan (1836-1899) 9 July 1856, and they had two children. McMullan died 2 May 1905.
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Vi
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Papers
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Accessions 21154 and 21155 are filed with Accession 21153
Note
Accessions 21154 and 21155 are filed with Accession 21153
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
McMullan, Cora
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000495795
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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