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War officers of the First regiment Virginia volunteer infantry, With some notice of the Advisory Council of Governor John Letcher in 1861. I am indebted to my friend Captain Louis Zimmer, of the Ordnance Department, C. S. A., now of New York city, but a former comrade in F company, volunteers of Richmond, for the followin
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XXVIII, pp. 14-18. Zimmer was entrusted by the Advisory Council of War, which in 1861 was composed of Governor John Letcher, Lieutenant-Governor Robert L. Montague (father of our present Executive); Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury, State Senator Thomas S. Haymond (later of West or-General) Francis H. Smith, Superintendent Virginia Military Institute, Captain Robert B. Pegram, C. S. Navy, and perhaps others.
The private secretary of Governor Letcher, Colonel S. Bassett French, acted as Secretary of the Board.
Of the proceedings of this Board of War, so able in its constitutional personnel, and which wou