1861 Life in the Shenandoah Valley


“1861 Life in the Shenandoah Valley” edited by Elsie Renalds Newcomer And Janet Renalds Ramsey

From the cover: “A compilation of the journal of Siram Peter Henkel, the letter collection of Caspar Coiner Henkel, M.D., and The Daily Dispatch of Richmond, Virginia. This combination of source materials is intended to present the life and times of Siram, his family, and his neighbors during the year 1862, while his community and New Market, Virginia transitioned from peace to war. The news topics covered by the Daily Dispatch includes the capture of Harper’s Ferry, the battle of Manasseh (Bull Run), and more.” 348 pages

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