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Rockbridge County (Va.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Mrs. Thomas Botts Nalle, 1870 October 16

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. The letter contains a detailed account of the death and funeral of General Robert E. Lee. Nalle describes mourning activities at VMI, Washington College, and Lexington, standing guard over Lee's body with four other cadets, and the funeral procession. The letter also mentions a flood in Rockbridge County, Virginia that destroyed canal locks, bridges, and other property.

Letter to Mrs. Thomas Botts Nalle, 1870 October 16

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1559

Lexington and Rockbridge County research files

 Series
Scope and Contents This series, including notes, clippings, and other material, covers a wide range of local history topics. Related material is located separately in oversized (map cases).

Rockbridge County Sheriff's bond

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0051
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a bond document for Rockbridge County, Virginia Sheriff Joseph Allen. The document is signed by James McDowell and other citizens of the county.

William Couper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents This collection documents a portion of the life and career of William Couper, a man notable for his research and publications about the history of VMI, Lexington, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia history and genealogy, Stonewall Jackson, and Claudius Crozet.A significant portion of the papers consist of publication manuscripts, notes, and other material related to Couper's major historical research projects (many of which were published). These include the...

William J. Green letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0155
Scope and Contents One letter (September 10, 1843) from Cadet Green to his father. Green describes, in detail, the Corps' march to Rockbridge Alum, Warm, Hot, and White Sulphur Springs.

William Nalle letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter (dated October 16, 1870) from cadet William Nalle to his mother, Mrs. Thomas Botts Nalle. The letter contains a detailed account of the death and funeral of General Robert E. Lee. Nalle describes mourning activities at VMI, Washington College, and Lexington, standing guard over Lee's body with four other cadets, and the funeral procession. The letter also mentions a flood in Rockbridge County, Virginia that destroyed canal locks, bridges, and other...