• 1861/06/22
  • Pierpont, Francis H.
  • Recd June 22nd 12 m. Gov Pierpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling June 22nd 1861. By Telegraph, from Benwood 22 1861. Send writ for electing two 2 delegates for Hampshire to O D Downey Grafton today or tomorrow also send writ to me for senator & delegate from Lewis &c at same time Carlile [page 2] L.S. Carlile Jun 22
  • Carlile, John S.
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  • Benwood, (West) Virginia
  • Wheeling, (West) Virginia
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Civil War Telegram Series 1861–1865

The Pierpont Telegram Series consists mostly of telegrams received by Francis H. Pierpont between June 1861 and May 1863. The vast majority of communications concern military matters. Many messages regard the raising and outfitting of troops, and the appointment of officers.