Posted By:Laura C. Edwards
Subject:Unionists in southwestern VA
Post Date:April 08, 2003 at 14:36:00
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Forum:Southern Unionist Forum
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Does anyone know whether there were considerable numbers of Union sympathizers in the foothills of southern VA? My husband's great-grandfather was b. c. 1854 in Henry Co VA and later named a son Benjamin Harrison Edwards. Obviously, I'm wondering if the family may have included some Unionists (I have found one Confederate soldier, so far).