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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1864 Oct. 12
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1864 Oct. 12
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eng
Summary
Letter, 12 October 1864, written by John Valley Young (1813-1867) while serving with the 11th West Virginia Infantry at Strasburg, Virginia, to his wife Paulina Marshall (Franklin) Young (1820-1883) in Putnam County, West Virginia. He writes about his regiment's fight with Gen. Wade Hampton's forces at Fishersville, the burning, pillaging, and confiscation of Confederate property, his reasons for not running for the state legislature, and recent skirmishes with Gen. John S. Mosby's forces in the area. A transcription of the letter is included
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John Valley Young was born on 15 June 1813 in Kanwaha County, (West) Virginia. He was the son of Jacob Reed Young and Nancy Ann Stephenson. Young resided in Putnam County, and later served as captain of Company G, 11th West Virginia Infantry during the Civil War. He married Paulina Marshall Franklin (1820-1883) on 23 January 1840. Young died in Putnam County, West Virginia on 13 November 1867.
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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3
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001541045
Type of unit
p.

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