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Label
1887 Oct
Inclusive dates
1887 Oct
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Invoice, October 1887, from the Norfolk and Western Railroad Company to Barnett Zimmerman of Botetourt County, Virginia, for hauling lumber for a trestle bridge. The invoice was examined by Frank Huger (1837-1897). Also includes a biography of Huger
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Frank Huger was born 29 September 1837 in Phoebus, Virginia, the son of Benjamin Huger (1805-1877). He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1860 and was commissioned in the 10th Infantry. When the Civil War began, Huger resigned his commission and was appointed a captain of artillery in the Confederate army. Huger and his command served in the Seven Days, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Knoxville, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, Cold Harbor, and the siege of Petersburg, and he rose to the rank of colonel. Huger was captured at the battle of Sayler's Creek 6 April 1865. After the war, Huger was a superintendent for the Norfolk and Western Railroad. He died 10 June 1897.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Invoice
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502687
Type of unit
  • leaf and 2
  • p.

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