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Accession number 36712
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Virginia. Adjutant General. John Brown's Raid special orders, 1859. Accession 36712. State government records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.
Acquired prior to 1905
Major General William Booth Taliaferro commanded the 4th Division Virginia Militia stationed in Charlestown, Virginia, after John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry.
The Special Orders were issued by Major General William Booth Taliaferro and his subordinates following John Brown's Raid between November 24 and December 21, 1859. The orders primarily concern supplies and leaves of absence.