Short Historical Sketches of Page County, Virginia And Its People, Volume 1: A Collection of Articles form the “Heritage and Heraldry” Column of the Page News & Courier August 1997-September 2001

By: Robert H. Moore, II

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Book Details: 244 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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This volume is arranged in chronological sections: Pre-Colonial, Early Colonial and the Revolution (ten articles); Early Nineteenth Century (eight articles); Civil War Events and Personalities (thirty articles); Miscellaneous Stories Relating to Page Coun

Title: Short Historical Sketches of Page County, Virginia And Its People, Volume 1: A Collection of Articles form the “Heritage and Heraldry” Column of the Page News & Courier August 1997-September 2001

Author: Robert H. Moore, II

Categories: Virginia,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

ISBN Number: 1585499544

ISBN Number 13: 9781585499540

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 244 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: M0954

Description: This volume is arranged in chronological sections: Pre-Colonial, Early Colonial and the Revolution (ten articles); Early Nineteenth Century (eight articles); Civil War Events and Personalities (thirty articles); Miscellaneous Stories Relating to Page County in the Civil War (sixteen articles); Surnames and Genealogical Research Tools (twenty-two articles) and Miscellaneous (seventeen articles). The first two sections examine the early German immigrants' influence, the slavery controversy and early African-American population of Page County. The largest section concentrates on Page County's Civil War history, including military organizations, little-known battles, local military leaders and units, and genealogical resources. Further genealogy articles discuss Huguenots and Hessians as well as some local families: Aleshire, Broyles, Cave, Chapman, Dorraugh, Dovel, Hilliard, Kiser, Nauman, Nicholson, Purdom and Roudabush. Many good research leads are provided. The final section covers a wide assortment of subjects, from locally cultivated apple varieties to witches. The comprehensive index includes names, places, events and military units.
244 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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