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Label
1777-1783
Inclusive dates
1777-1783
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1777-1783, primarily written to James Wood in his various official capacities. They contain, among other topics, references to troop movements, supplies, recommendations, resolutions from the United States Congress, 1782, regarding the enlistment and rank of officers and troops, and orders of the Virginia Governor and Council. There are depositions concerning enlistments and deserters and prisoner exchange certificates. There are also returns of regiments of guards of the Albemarle Barracks (1779-1780)
Member of
Action
  • Described
  • Reboxed and described
Biographical or historical data
James Wood (1741-1813), of Winchester, Virginia, was politically active in the House of Burgesses (1775), in the 1776 Convention, and in the House of Delegates (1776, 1784, 1785). He served as a colonel in the Eighth Virginia Regiment, and by the end of the war had attained the rank of brigadier general of state troops. He served as superintendent of the "Convention" prisoners at Charlottesville. He continued with his political career, serving as member of the Council of State and lieutenant governor, and was governor of Virginia from 1796 until his resignation in December, 1799. He died 16 June 1813 and was buried at St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
Arrangement
Chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.25
Immediate source of acquisition
State records
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000487526
Type of unit
cubic ft.

Library Locations

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