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Cornelia Peake McDonald Diary

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0264

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


Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

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.


1 Volumes

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Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (January 15, 2002)

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA