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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1862 Dec. 10
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1862 Dec. 10
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eng
Summary
Letter, 10 December 1862, written by Lt. Douglas Cornelius Cannon (1836-1910) of the Confederate States Signal Corps while stationed at City Point, Virginia, to Capt. James Fisher Milligan (1829-1899) inquiring whether providing certain information on Union gunboat movements would violate the neutrality agreement. At the end of the letter is a response by Gen. Samuel Gibbs French (1818-1910) stating that there are no restrictions on providing the information
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Douglas Cornelius Cannon was born in Norfolk County, Virginia on 17 May 1836. He was a teacher, and enlisted in the Confederate Army on 1 June 1861. He served in the 6th Virginia Infantry, and was later transferred to the Signal Corps on 31 March 1862. He married Elizabeth King in 1878. Cannon died on 21 August 1910 and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk.
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Vi
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
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Historical Collectible Auctions
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000503812
Type of unit
p.

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