19th century Quaker history Virginia Quaker history

Carolyn Taylor and her account of the burning raid

alfred waud civil war sketch of union soldiers burning shenandoah valley

Carrie Taylor gives a riveting account of the Union army’s 1864 sweep through northern Virginia, in which they burned barns, mills, and crops, as well as drove off livestock and horses. Click here to read it.

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