Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899

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Dates:
Birth 1814-01-25
Death 1899-03-24

Biographical notes:

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-99), Union leader in Virginia during the Civil War, head of the government set up by the Wheeling Convention of June, 1861, and governor of "restored" Virginia (i.e., that part of the state under federal control but not incorporated in West Virginia). After the war he remained as governor until 1868. In 1881, he changed his last name from Peirpoint to Pierpont.

From the description of Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont, 1861-1883 (bulk 1861-1868). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122570830

Francis Harrison Pierpont was governor of Virginia from 1865-1868.

From the description of Francis Harrison Pierpont letter to Frank Moore, 18--. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 725107816

Governor of Virginia, West Virginia public official, and lawyer.

From the description of Letter of Francis Harrison Pierpont, 1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450066

Civil War governor of West Virginia.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071697

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Subjects:

  • Governor
  • Patronage, Political
  • Unionists (United States Civil War)--Archives

Occupations:

  • Governors--Virginia
  • Lawyers
  • Public officials--West Virginia

Places:

  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)