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Proclamation, Major General Charles W. San[d]ford, New York State Militia, Civil War, 1861

Proclamation by Major General Charles W. San[d]ford
New York State Archives, NYSA_B0462-84_1861_05_25
 
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Proclamation by Major General Charles W. San[d]ford of the New York State Militia, shortly after the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. The proclamation guaranteed that while Fairfax County, Virginia was occupied by the militia (in the service of the United States Army), no harm would come to the person or property of Virginia citizens, May 25 1861.
 

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