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Sesquicentennial in the Shenandoah Valley… what you probably won’t hear about

July 2, 2011 by

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It’s something that’s been totally overshadowed by “memory” of Stonewall Jackson, Turner Ashby, the Stonewall Brigade, and even Sheridan’s “Burning”… and something that will likely remain overshadowed during the Sesquicentennial here, in the Shenandoah Valley. It’s the story of the Valley’s free black and slave population… the Unionists civilians (slave and free), and those who […]