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Preston Family Correspondence

 File
Identifier: Ms-2010-070
Abstract

The Preston Family Correspondence consists of two letters. The first is written by James Francis Preston to his wife, Sarah Caperton Preston; he details the events of and his involvement in the First Battle of Bull Run during the American Civil War. The second letter is written by Sarah to Colonel Grabowski and discusses her son’s (Hugh Caperton Preston) failure to follow an order at Preston and Olin Institute (now Virginia Tech).

Dates: 1861, 1872

Robert Taylor Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1992-003
Abstract

The collection consists of 218 letters, military orders, notes, certificates of military appointments, and other items, collected or created by Preston between 1849 and 1871, with the majority from the period between May 1861 and December 1862.

Dates: 1849 - 1871; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1862

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dr. Harvy Black Chapter Records,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-050
Abstract

This collection contains the records of Dr. Harvy Black Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. It contains files devoted to local Confederate veterans, as well as chapter financial records, minute books, membership records, printed materials and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1862 - 2010

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Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 2
A. W. Luster 1
Alexander, Henrie H., d.1916 1