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Virginia Lucas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-021
Abstract The collection contains a letter written by Virginia Lucas from Clarke County, Virginia to her brother [likely Daniel Bedinger Lucas] at Halltown, Jefferson County (now West Virginia) July 11, 1861. Virginia writes how she and other relatives were sent away from Jefferson County because of approaching Union troops. She relates some war news about an engagement in Berkeley, Virginia (now West Virginia) giving the casualty statistics as well as mentions of Turner Ashby, Joseph E. Johnston, and...
Dates: 1861

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: Jefferson County (W. Va.) X