Browsing All posts tagged under »Losses in agriculture during the Civil War«

Tallying agric. stats for losses during “the Burning” in the Shenandoah

September 27, 2013 by

4

A brief detour from my posts about antebellum literacy in the Shenandoah Valley… When I transcribed the post about navigation and commerce in the Shenandoah (as of 1847), the thought was always in the back of my mind that, long before it was known as the “Breadbasket of the Confederacy”, the Valley served as a […]