Cornelia Peake McDonald Diary
Scope and Contents
This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.
- Creation: Inclusive 1861-1865
- McDonald, Cornelia Peake (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Cornelia Peake McDonald was a housewife from Winchester, Virginia, who spent the last two years of the American Civil War in Lexington, Virginia.
Language of Materials
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (January 15, 2002)
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