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Letcher, John (1813-1884)

Letcher, John (1813-1884)
Historical Note
John Letcher (March 29, 1813 - January 26, 1884) was a lawyer, journalist, and politician. He served as a Representative in the United States Congress, was Governor of Virginia during the American Civil War, and later served in the Virginia General Assembly. He was also active on the Board of Visitors of Virginia Military Institute. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/John Letcher.


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Campbell Family Papers, 1726-1920
John Letcher Papers, 1860-1875