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Slave ad 1860 LG.jpg
Newspaper advertisement placed by Brownsburg resident William Taylor seeking to purchase 500 slaves of each gender for sale in the southern market.

1861 14 Cav LG.jpg

1861 2nd Dragoons.jpg

25th Va. flag.jpg

1861 2nd Dragoons.jpg

36 star flag.jpg

Dragoon Graphic LG.jpg
This newspaper graphic is intended to call the Second Rockbridge Dragoons to action. This company become Co. H., 14th Virginia Cavalry.

BellevueReportCard.jpg

Brownsburg Female Academy Reportcard.jpg
Brownsburg Female Academy report card for student Alice Johnston dated June 19, 1863.

VMI Ruin0001.jpg

James Morrison.jpg

Cobb's Legion LG.jpg

Cobb's Legion Thank You LG.jpg

DP Curry and wife.jpg

Ephesians 6 -9.jpg

Henry boswell Jones Diary Excerpt june 1864.jpg

No Id_Father and Son Soldiers - RHS.jpg

Frontispiece_Bible defense of slavery -1851.jpg
This scan is an image of the book's title page and previous page, which contains an engraving entitled The Four Representations of Mankind thatdepicts Europeans, Asians, Africans, and Native Americans.

General Order Number 9 - Lee.jpg
In General Order Number 9, General Robert E. Lee announces to the Army of Northern Virginia that the American Civil War has ended and that they are free to return home. This is the original document written in General Lee's hand.

LetcherResponse.jpg
Newspaper article of Virginia Governor John Letcher's response to the U. S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron's request for part of the Virginia militia to be sent to Washington, D.C. to serve in the Union army. In this reply, Governor Letcher refuses…

withrow slave add.jpg

June 1861 25th Va Announcement LG.jpg

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May_1861_Gazette.jpg

newprovidencechurchdirectory.jpg
This directory, dated June 1, 1871, lists the newly elected leadership of New Providence Church.

SecessionEnvelope_NewYork.jpg

1861 25th Va LG.jpg
This newspaper article announces the names of four men elected as officers for the Confederate States of America's 25th Virginia Legion, which was organized in Brownsburg.

1861 14 Cav LG.jpg
This newspaper article announces that the 25th Calvary Legion recently left Brownsburg and headed for Harper's Ferry.

Hunter's Raid Wheat Crop LG.jpg
This clipping describes a successful wheat harvest, which was not damaged during the recent raid by General David Hunter 's troops. It also shared other news related to the invasion, including that the VMI cadets have been temporarily furloughed and…

1865 deserters LG.jpg
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