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By-laws of the Petersburg Light Dragoons.
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Call Number: E581.6 5th .C75
Creator: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 5th. Company D.
Genre: Pamphlet title/Book
Publication: Petersburg, [Va.] : A.F. Crutchfield & Co.,
Date: c1861
Citation: Petersburg Light Dragoons, CSA
Description: This one of a kind title, being the only known recorded example of this work, on the first by-laws for the Petersburg Light Dragoons. The Petersburg Light Dragoons entered into service with the 5th Cavalry on May 17, 1861 under the command of Captain Christopher F. Fisher. The company of 59 men rode a train to Suffolk, Virginia where they joined the Southampton and Nasemond troops. They became Company D in the 5th Virginia Cavalry and saw action throughout the Civil War, including Antietam and Gettysburg battles.
Restoration Needs: Repair paper cover, mend title page, deacidify, restore and have a custom pambinder made for title.
Estimated Restoration Cost: $205



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