Virginia--Description and travel
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.
Letter from Captain George Bouton to his seven-year-old daughter Mollie from Yorktown, Virginia during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of Yorktown as "an old and dilapidated town", General Daniel Harvey Hill as a commander, describing some of the local families in Yorktown including the Fry family, and having a "free Negro from Madison County for a servant, a very indifferent cook & indifferent servant [in] everyday."
Photograph scrapbook by William Brayshaw. Photographs include family photographs from locations all over the world. Many photographs include chapels and churches, American Mission Schools and early photographs of the College of William and Mary and Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Draft of an editorial praising Old Point Comfort, Virginia by an unknown writer. Mentions seabathing, food, walking and the pleasant soldiers and veterans, particularly Colonel Walback. Written between August 1842 and July 1848.