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Angered by the disfranchisement provisions of the new charter and frustrated by Republican control of the election machinery, many became convinced that their only hope for regaining control of the state government was through the use of extralegal means. Roster of the Cumberland Troop, raised in Cumberland County, Virginia, which served as Company G, 3rd Virginia Cavalry. Most of the letters are from John William Murray to his wife Mary Ellen, while he served with the 4th Virginia Cavalry, 1861-1863.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (November 26, 2015)

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