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Pierpont served as the governor of the Loyal Government of Virginia during the Civil War and helped to establish the new state of West Virginia.
'Portico of Executive Mansion. During the Rebellion this Mansion was occupied, in their respective terms by the Rebel Governors, Letcher and Smith, and is now the residence of Gov. Pierpont, who may be seen seated on the left of the portico, in company with Messrs. W.W. Weng, Treasurer of Virginia, W.D. Massey, P.M. of Alexandria, Va., and Colonel Hart of the Governor's Staff. Courtesy Mrs. J.C. Pryor'
Elderly Pierpont reading a book.
Francis Pierpont and his wife, Julia were parents of four children including twins born September 13, 1860. Their daughter, Mary died in 1864 while her father was the Governor of the Restored Government of Virginia.
'Born Jan. 25, 1814, Died March 24, 1899'
"Fairmont--Home of Francis H. Pierpont, whose services in the organization of this State are commissioned by his statue in  Statuary Hall, Washington.  He was governor under the Restored Government of the State of Virginia, 1861-1868."