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Doc of the Day - August 16


1862 letter from Lewis Wetzel to Restored Government of Virginia Adjutant General Henry J. Samuels regarding the death of Major John T. Hall and recommending his brother Captain James R. Hall for a field appointment in the 13th West Virginia Infantry. (Ar1722w-z)

Less than two months later, the Hallsí father, John Hall, who resided as president of the constitutional convention for the new state of Virginia, shot and killed Wetzel in his newspaper office.

1862 letter from Lewis Wetzel (Ar1722w-z)
1862 letter from Lewis Wetzel (Ar1722w-z)
1862 letter from Lewis Wetzel (Ar1722w-z)


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