• 1861/06/23
  • Pierpont, Francis H.
  • Gov Pierpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling Jun 23 1861. By Telegraph, from Grafton 23 " 1861. Please send up tomorrow the Prussians to Clarksburg & instruct them to report to Col. Hewes TA Morris Brig Genl 16. gr 53 pd [page 2] recd. June 24 1861. Genl Morris 11-Tuesday 12 Wednesday 13 Thurs 14 21 15 24 17 25 18 19 20
  • Morris, Thomas Armstrong
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  • Grafton, (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.