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Memoranda on arrest of Greenville Clay, Raleigh County, Virginia. 1862

Greenville Clay.Son of Charles Clay; does not know for what he was arrested. Never had any connection with the Northern army or the Union men. Once met a squad of Yankees on the road. They asked him the condition of the bridges and passed. He had nothing to do with the Northern army or the Union men. Has two brothers in the Southern army, one in Captain Adam's, the other in Captain Pate's company, Floyd's brigade. In the spring put in a crop in partnership with one of his brothers. It was afterwards agreed one of them should volunteer. His brother being unmarried, volunteered in Captain Pate's company. Has aided the families of the Southern volunteers by cutting their grain in harvest, and by other labor. I have examined Colonel Coleman and Mr. McDonald. They can throw no light on this case. I recommend his discharge on taking the oath of allegiance.

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SOURCE: Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Series 2, Volume 2, pg. 1439

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