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Rockbridge County (Va.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Lexington and Rockbridge County research files

 Series
Scope and Contents One of Couper's primary research interests was the history of the Lexington and Rockbridge County area. This series, including notes, clippings, & other material, covers a wide range of local history topics. In addition to the files listed below, related material is located separately in oversized (map cases). For related series, see ...

Rockbridge County Sheriff's bond

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Identifier: MS-0051
Scope and Contents Bond document for Rockbridge County, Virginia Sheriff Joseph Allen. Signed by James McDowell and other citizens of the county.

William Couper Papers

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Identifier: MS-0053
Overview The papers consist largely of manuscripts (drafts, galleys, proofs), notes, and other research material relating to Couper's interest in the history of Lexington and Rockbridge County (Virginia), the Virginia Military Institute, and the Shenandoah Valley. Other topics include the construction of Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 1917, and General Stonewall Jackson.

William J. Green letter

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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

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Identifier: MS-0042
Scope and Contents One letter (October 16, 1870) from Cadet William Nalle to his mother, Mrs. Thomas Botts Nalle. 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; funeral procession. Letter also mentions flood in Rockbridge County that destroyed canal locks, bridges and other property.