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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number JEBS-109
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date July 20, 1878
Scope & Content "Frank Stringfellow to Jefferson Davis, July 20, 1878"

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Stringfellow to Jefferson Davis, dated July 20, 1878. The letter concerns a book that Davis proposed writing, with contributions by others, including Stringfellow. Stringfellow has reconsidered.
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