Frank Smith Reader Diary
- Creation: Inclusive March 10,1863- June 23, 1864
Description of the march up the Valley of Virginia, the burning of VMI, taking trophies in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg.
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Biographical / Historical
Frank Smith Reader was a Union soldier of the 5th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry, who served under Generals Franz Sigel and David Hunter.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of John A.R. Varner in 1881.
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Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository
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Lexington VA 24450 USA