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Davidson family


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Davidson Family

 File — Box 4, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This box includes folders on the Davidson family, the Deacon family, the Dickerson family, Daniel Dod, the Dorman family, the Downing family, the Estill family, the Ewing family, the Firestone family, the Gibbs family, the Gillispie family, the Glasgow family, the Goodson family, the Gordon family, the Graham family, the Grant family, the Graybill family, the Greenlee family, and the Grigsby family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Davidson, Greenlee

 File — Box 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This folder contains the history of Greenlee Davidson's extended family, including their involvement the Siege of Derry and the Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700 - 1960

Letter, Charles A. Davidson to Hannah Davidson , 1859-12-02

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents A five page letter, dated December 2, 1859, written by Virginia Military institute cadet Charles A. Davidson, of Lexington, Va. to his mother Hannah. The letter documents the events leading up to and the execution of abolitionist John Brown at Charles Town. Davidson vividly describes the V.M.I. cadets' journey from Lexington to Charles Town including noteworthy events that transpired along the way, and offers a detailed account of the actual execution. Eighty-five V.M.I. cadets along with...
Dates: 1859-12-02

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