Two autobiographies written by Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. This booklet includes photocopies of two original autobiographies, which were written in 1883 for Robert Alonzo (or P.W.) Brock (21 pages and accompanying letter) and John McAllister Schofield (5 pages). The booklet also includes typescript transcriptions of both autobiographies, made by Jeannie Kyle. Also included are copies of a web page, book pages, a news clipping, a typescript copy of an address delivered by Captain James Chambers Pryor regarding Memorial Day and Pierpont (1932), and other material related to F. H. Pierpont. Christa Pierpont compiled the first draft of the booklet in 2015. The booklet is also available at the Library of Virginia.
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A&M 4171, Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899), Two Autobiographies, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/3623 Accessed April 08, 2020.