Letter, Virginia Lucas to her brother [likely Daniel Bedinger Lucas], July 11, 1861 (Ms2018-021)

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Letter, Virginia Lucas to her brother [likely Daniel Bedinger Lucas], July 11, 1861 (Ms2018-021)

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Description

Letter written by Virginia Lucas to her brother [name not given] from Halltown in Clarke County, Virginia, July 11, 1861. Virginia writes how she and other relatives were sent away from Jefferson County because of approaching Union troops. She relates some war news about an engagement in Berkeley, Virginia (now West Virginia) giving the casualty statistics as well as mentions of Turner Ashby, Joseph E. Johnston, and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.

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Permission to publish material from Virginia Lucas Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Format

Letters

Language

English

Identifier

Ms2018_021_LucasVirginia_Letter_1861_0711

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Lucas Letter, Ms2018-021, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Rights Holder

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Lucas, Virginia, “Letter, Virginia Lucas to her brother [likely Daniel Bedinger Lucas], July 11, 1861 (Ms2018-021),” VT Special Collections Online, accessed May 25, 2019, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/AmericanCivilWar/Ms2018_021_LucasVirginia_Letter_1861_0711.