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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number JEBS-110
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