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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number JSM-76
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date September 6, 1894
Scope & Content "Gen. W. H. Payne to Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, September 6, 1894"

Physical Appearance: In this letter dated, September 6, 1894, Gen. W. H. Payne writes to Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, explaining that the Lincoln conspirator Louis Payne was born "Louis Powell" and therefore no relation. W. H. Payne recollects knowing Payne / Powell when the latter served with Col. John S. Mosby and enjoyed a favorable reputation in the Warrenton, Virginia area.
Creator Payne, W. H., Gen.
Subjects CML MOSBY COLLECTION/Payne Collection