New version of The Valley of the Shadow website released.
The Virginia Center for Digital History at the University of Virginia is pleased to announce the release of a new version of The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War.
The Valley of the Shadow is a digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War. Here you may explore thousands of original documents that allow you to see what life was like during the Civil War for the men and women of Augusta and Franklin.
This greatly expanded version of the Valley Project contains thousands of new documents from the Civil war era, including over 1,400 letters and diaries, 8,300 newspaper pages, 1,500 military dossiers and battle accounts, 110 GIS-based maps and charts, 700 Civil War images, the 1860 and 1870 censuses, and thousands of other records. The new Valley website also includes enhanced navigation tools, new timelines for the Civil War era, and full-text searching capabilities.
Please explore the new version of The Valley of the Shadow (provided below)
Andrew J. Torget
Virginia Center for Digital History
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400116
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4116
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