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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1864 Oct. 12
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1864 Oct. 12
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 12 October 1864, from George W. Imboden, Camp Millford, to his wife, Mollie Imboden. Topics include the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, losses sustained by General Thomas L. Rosser, and pillaging by the Union soldiers
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Biographical or historical data
George William Imboden was born in Virginia on 25 June 1836. He was the younger brother of Brigadier General John Daniel Imboden. He was commissioned as a captain into the 62nd Virginia Infantry, Company A, on 3 July 1862. He was promoted to major on 7 October 1862 and then appointed colonel of the 18th Virginia Cavalry on 11 December 1862. As a colonel, he was involved in a number of battles and skirmishes in the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns under the command of General Jubal Anderson Early. Imboden was severely wounded at the battle of Gordonsville on 23 December 1864 and was paroled on 7 July 1865, in Waynesboro, VA. After the war Imboden moved with his wife Mollie to Ansted, West Virginia, where he worked as a lawyer and had a coal and mercantile business. When Ansted was given a charter in 1891, Imboden served as the town’s first mayor. He died on 8 January 1922.
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Form designation
Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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4
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001537537
Type of unit
pages.

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