Freeman E. Franklin Letter, 1863 July 24

Descriptive Summary

Title
Freeman E. Franklin Letter, 1863 July 24
Creator
Franklin, Freeman E.
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Scammon, Eliakim P., 1816-1894.
Virginia-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
West Virginia-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
Wytheville (Va.), Battle of, 1863-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. Letter from Franklin to Union Brigadier General Eliakim P. Scammon about military maneuvers between Wytheville, Va. and Fayette County, W. Va. The letter describes the taking of eighty-six prisoners and the capture of two artillery pieces during the attack upon Wytheville. Card index in repository