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Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Jordan Diaries

Identifier: SC 0162

The collection is comprised of two bound diaries kept by Mary Jordan of Harrisonburg between 1862 and 1883, with short entries pertaining to the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the weather, local births, deaths and marriages, and daily activities such as church attendance, visits from relatives and friends, and travel.

Dates: 1862-1883

Thomas N. and Sarah C. Lindsey Letter

Identifier: SC 0067
Abstract The Thomas N. and Sarah C. Lindsey Letter, 1861, is comprised of one letter written by the Lindseys of Churchville, Virginia to a Mr. Wynant. The letter is dated June 24, 1861, just two months after the start of the American Civil War. While Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey addressed Mr. Wynant separately, resulting in two distinct letters, both letters are contained on one leaf. The Lindseys comment on the changes taking place in Churchville and the Shenandoah Valley as a result of the Civil War....
Dates: 1861 June 24

Turner Ashby Letters

Identifier: SC 0107

The Turner Ashby Letters consist of 28 letters, a petition, and two portrait photographs of Turner Ashby.

Dates: 1852-1863