4 edition of A Girl"s Life in Virginia Before the War found in the catalog.
by F.A. Stokes Company
Written in English
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A girl's life in Virginia before the war by Burwell, Letitia M. Publication date Topics Burwell, Letitia M, Girls, Women, Plantation life, Slavery Publisher New York, F.
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Called the Valley Bank at Staunton, it was a branch of Winchester's Bank of the Valley in Virginia. lt served as the town's only bank until after the Civil War. A municipal cemetery was begun in in response to severe overcrowding in the graveyard of Trinity.
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Family Life during the Civil War. Contributed by Amy Murrell Taylor. Family life in Virginia and across the South suffered devastating effects during the American Civil War (–). Few households, whether slave or free, or located in the Tidewater, Piedmont, or mountainous Southwest, could remain insulated from a war fought on their.
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