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Governor Pierrepont in Front of the Custom-House, Wheeling, Va.

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News showing the governor addressing the mounted troops arrayed in front of him.

Caption: Governor Pierrepont in Front of the Custom-House, Wheeling, Va., Welcoming the Illinois Troops to the Soil of Virginia. A sketch by Joseph A. Faris. See page 234 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 12, 1861, page 236.

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