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Scope and Contents Secondary sources compiled by historian Doug Macleod on the history of Virginia canals and river navigation with a focus on the James River from Lynchburg, Va. and west. The collection includes three binders compiled of early newspaper article scans mentioning canal development. Also included are eight 20th century magazines related to or including information on canal history.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2012
Scope and Contents Description of the march up the Valley of Virginia, the burning of VMI, taking trophies in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg.
Dates: Inclusive March 10,1863- June 23, 1864
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autographed letter signed from General John Pope to General George B. McClellan at the headmaster's Army of Virginia, Washington, D.C. July 4, 1862. Pope writes that he will be able to offer military help against the confederate forces and sights specific numbers for General Irvin McDowell's troops, one division of which he says are at Fredericksburg. He also writes that his troops have broken up the depots on the Ohio River and he hopes to destroy the railroad...
Collection — Box: RHS Collections #0079 - #0082
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records related to the history of Lynchburg, including Lynchburg Historical Society - Museum Papers.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a color postcard of the YMCA island playgrounds in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Dates: ca. 1915
- Subject: Virginia -- Lynchburg X