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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1864 Feb. 16
Inclusive dates
1864 Feb. 16
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 16 February 1864, from Colonel Virginius Despeaux Groner (1836-1903) of the 61st Virginia Infantry to his sister Elizabeth Groner (b. ca. 1842) concerning his clothes and coat and news that the Confederate government will possibly fill clerk positions with women. He also sends news of friends and personal news
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Biographical or historical data
Virginius Despeaux Groner was born 7 September 1836 in Norfolk, Virginia. During the Civil War, he was the colonel of the 61st Virginia Infantry, and was wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville. After the war ended, he returned to Norfolk where he became a shipping agent for Merchant and Miners Transfer Company and for the Inland and Seaboard Coasting Company. Groner owned a wharf in Norfolk. He married Katherine Campbell, the daughter of John A. Campbell. Groner died in Norfolk 25 November 1903, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
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Vi
Form designation
Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001519413
Type of unit
p.

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