Browsing All posts tagged under »Elijah V. White«

Wells reaches Strasburg, and Valley civilians react to Lincoln’s (other) proclamation

December 14, 2013 by


On December 13, Col. Wells’ advance had reached Strasburg… I have the honor to report some slight skirmishing in our front to-day with the pickets. The First New York went into Woodstock to-day, and captured 12 prisoners – 7 (infantry) of Ewell’s corps, who report themselves as having been sent into the valley on detached […]

Co. E of White’s Comanches in Luray (August 1894)

March 29, 2010 by


It’s rare that I find something related to Page County in the Civil War in another blog, so when I do, I’m obviously interested. Right away, I recognized that the image of Harrison Monroe Strickler in Scott Mingus’ recent post originated in this reunion photo from 1894.  My gggg-granduncle, Howard Richards, also appears in it, […]


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