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The Valley Virginian Archive

  • Staunton, Virginia
  • 18661894

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Staunton, located in western Virginia about sixty miles north of Lynchburg, served as an army depot, commissary post, and training camp for the Confederacy for much of the Civil War with Confederate generals Stonewall Jackson and Jubal Early encamped there at some point during the war. In 1864, though, the Union army broke the Confederate hold on Staunton and laid "waste to much of the town and miles of nearby railroad track." It was in the war's aftermath that The Valley Virginian began publication in Staunton on November 29, 1865.

Archive Info

  • 4,931
  • Staunton, Virginia
  • 18661894

Source Information

The Valley Virginian, 1866–1894 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: November 14, 2022

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Hon. Henry S Walker 1891

Hon. Henry S Walker 1891

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Lafayette Matheny Rents Mill Jan8,1885
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Archive Info

  • 4,931
  • Staunton, Virginia
  • 18661894

Source Information

The Valley Virginian, 1866–1894 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: November 14, 2022