|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||April 19, 1882|
|Scope & Content||
"Frank Stringfellow to Jefferson Davis, April 19, 1882"
Physical Appearance: The letter is from Stringfellow to Jefferson Davis, dated April 19, 1882. Stringfellow includes some Virginia-made clay pipes. He discusses local industrial progress and corrupt politicians, observing that he himself has never voted.
|Creator||Stringfellow, Benjamin Franklin|
|Archival History||Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow was born on June 18, 1840 in Virginia. He enlisted in Co. E, 4th Virginia Cavalry as a Pvt. on May 28, 1861. Stringfellow was detailed as a scout for much of the war. He was captured as POW at Middleburg on June 12, 1863. He served as a Scout for Stuart in January 1864. He then served as a Lt. and Signal Officer on December 20, 1864.|
|Subjects||CML STUART COLLECTION/Davis Family Collection|