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Rockbridge Historical Society Civil War Research Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-32
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0041

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a compilation of both primary and secondary resources on the American Civil War collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society. Tha majority of the collection is comprised of Rockbridge County and regional Virginia subjects. Included are research papers, clippings from newspapers and various publications, original imprints, war dated printed matter and manuscripts. Key subjects include General David Hunter's raid of the Shenandoah Valley and the Battle of New Market both in Virginia, Confederate Veterans organizations, and some muster/enlistment records for regional Confederate military units.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.

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.


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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