Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Contains 1906 report on the Battle of 1942, which involved a number of notable Rockbridge County citizens in a violent conflict with Native American tribes.
Graphic and written research materials, drafts of an essay about James Patton, correspondence about the writing process, research n notes,recommendations for editing, and a list of references to Patton.
Correspondence requesting historical information of Hart, professional inquiries, personal correspondence with fellow W&L alumni, other personal letters, and correspondence regarding an article about James Patton that Hart was co-authoring.
Correspondence that is personal, related to Hart's collection of photographs for an article about James Patton Preston for The Commonwealth magazine, about other research related to this project, including information about Col. William Preston, James's father, and other professional and research correspondence. One letter of note is addressed to the editors of the Saturday Evening Post from B.R. Colson comparing liberalism and communism.
William Beverley, James Patton, and the Settling of the Shenandoah Valley, Essex County Museum and Historical Society Bulletin, v.55, November 2010
This file consists of a copy of a Roanoke Times article entitled "Highway Passes Over Site of Fort" by George Wilson. Talks about viewing the fort from their perspective in the 1970s.