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In November 2015, the Third Veterans in Society Conference, in conjunction with the New River Valley Big Read Program, presented author Tim O'Brien,…
Ms1988_001_HuffHylton_GenealogyMaterials.pdf

The collection contained photocopies of genealogical research related to the Huff and Hylton families. These materials were scanned and combined into …
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Hylton talks about what he heard about the battle at Richmond.
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Addressed to Mrs. Barbara Hylton of Floyd Co., VA.
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Hylton writes a poem to her husband, Lorenzo, about receiving the picture that he sent.
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"United forever" stitched with two hearts with an arrow through them.
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Letter regarding Lorenzo D. Hylton's gravesite in Marietta, Georgia. Certificate of Hylton's war record.
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Assignment of real estate in Patrick County, VA., of James Dillion to his widow, Barbara Dillion.
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Huff asks her sister for news of her health and tells her about a baby who died recently after falling ill. *on back of letter - another letter from…
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Promissory note marking the payment of eight dollars and 90 cents to Riley Hylton.
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Huff tells her sister that misfortune has made her move to another place in Putnam County.
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Hubbard tells her sister that they've both lost their companions and talks about moving on with the children.
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Note telling the recipient that they will be receiving a lock of hair.
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Isa Hylton writes to Barbara regarding Lorenzo Hylton's death.
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Five dollar confederate bond.
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Slusher informs Barbara Hylton of the death of her husband, Lorenzo.
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Hylton updates his wife on his recovery since his injury.
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Lorenzo Hylton tells Burwell Hylton to tell his wife that he has sent a picture to her and to look for it at Uncle Bryant's.
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Near Petersburg, Hylton tells his wife about the camp and getting his picture taken to send to her.
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Hylton tells his wife that he is going to start marching from Kentucky to Virginia soon. He also instructs her to sell the cows at home.
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Hylton talks about traveling from Abingdon, VA to Saltville, VA and about where they are going next.
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Hylton tells her husband about the birth of her daughter and about the family helping to get the corn in.
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Montgomery County loan account in the name of Samuel Huff
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Fine of 1 dollar and 50 cents to Samuel Huff for delinquency at Battalion and Augt. Musters
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Promises 4 dollars, 4 shillings and two sixpences.
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Huff promises to pay John Snyder one pound and nine pence.
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Indenture between Bird Smith and William Thompson, for land on the west fork of Little River in Montgomery County, VA.
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Keef promises 8 dollars to be paid on or before November 1, 1806.
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Weddle informs Samuel Huff of his welfare after his trip and what he saw while he traveled.
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Bird Smith says that he will give Samuel Huff 30 acres of land.
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Samuel Huff says that he will pay James Goad $10.00.
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Goodson asks Samuel Huff to pay George Helton two pounds and five shillings for him.
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Notices of payment due from Samuel Huff of the first Battalion of the 75th Virginia Militia, fined for delinquency for failing to attend muster.
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Candler talks about his brother's upcoming sea voyage to the West Indies and Europe.
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Candler talks about war news, the aftermath in Fredericksburg, and Burnside.
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Candler tells his brother about war news including McClellan's actions and what the Army is going to do with him.
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Candler talks about his family and his brother's duty to take care of them instead of joining the Army.
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Candler details recent days including camp conditions, weather, and skirmishing.
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Candler details the most recent fight and the work at the Office of Provost Marshall.
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Candler tells his brother about the war around him, including the constant bombardment of shells. He talks about the men preparing for another fight…
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Candler tells his brother about being released from command of Company C, much to the dismay of the men. He discusses why he doesn't plan to accept…
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