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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1862 June 27
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1862 June 27
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eng
Summary
Letter, 27 June 1862, from Assistant Secretary of War Christopher P. Wolcott to George Adam Coyner (1837-1914), a paroled Confederate prisoner from Augusta County, Virginia, and in Illinois, giving him permission to correspond with his parents in Augusta County, Virginia
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George Adam Coyner was born in Augusta County, Virginia, on 20 September 1837. He was a farm laborer when the Civil War began and he enlisted 15 July 1861 in Company B (2nd), 52nd Virginia Infantry, being 2nd corporal. Coyner was captured while on picket duty 31 December 1861, and was paroled 28 March 1862 on condition that he take the oath to the Union and remain in Illinois for the duration of the war. Coyner wrote President Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) 20 May 1865 and asked for permission to return to Augusta County. After returning to Augusta County, Coyner worked as a carpenter before becoming a farmer and fruit grower. He died in Augusta County 22 August 1914, and was buried in the Bethleham Church of the Brethren.
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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Leigh, Mary Lee
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000492694
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leaf.

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