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Civil War 150 Legacy Project:
Document Digitization and Access

The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and the Library of Virginia are partnering to identify and locate original manuscript material concerning the Civil War. These materials may include letters, photographs, diaries, maps and other Civil War-era materials. The Library of Virginia is sending teams of archivists to scan privately-held manuscript material for inclusion on both the Library of Virginia and the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission websites. The teams are coordinating visits with local sesquicentennial committees to ensure coverage of the whole of Virginia.

Locate items within your family collections that document the Civil War and the Civil-War era. Items suitable for the Civil War 150 Legacy Project include:

Letters Military passes / discharge papers
Diaries Photographs
Hand-drawn maps Pension materials
Hand-drawn sketches Other documentary materials not listed
Claims for damages by the Confederate Army or Federal Army

Items must be owned by the individual presenting the materials for digitization. Materials that are photocopied and/or subject to United States copyright law may not be submitted for digitization.

Renee Savits, CW 150 Legacy Project -Eastern Region
Eastern Region
Accomack County
City of Alexandria
Arlington County
Brunswick County
Carolina County
City of Chesapeake
Chesterfield County
Clarke County
City of Colonial Heights
Dinwiddie County
City of Emporia
Essex County
City of Fairfax
Fairfax County
City of Falls Church
Fauquier County
City of Franklin
Frederick County
Gloucester County
Greensville County
City of Hampton
Hanover County
Henrico County
City of Hopewell
Isle of Wight County
James City County
King & Queen County
King George County
King William County
Lancaster County
Loudoun County
Lunenburg County
Madison County
City of Manassas
City of Manassas Park
Mathews County
Mecklenburg County
New Kent County
City of Newport News
City of Norfolk
Nottoway County
Page County
City of Petersburg
City of Portsmouth
Prince George County
Prince William County
Rappahannock County
City of Richmond
Richmond County
Shenandoah County
Southampton County
Stafford County
City of Suffolk
City of Virginia Beach
Warren County
Westmoreland County
City of Williamsburg
City of Winchester
York County
Laura Drake Davis, CW 150 Legacy Project – Western Region
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