Articles Archive for October 2009
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Virginia Morton, author of “Marching Through Culpeper,” tells about speaking at Laurel Hill, J.E.B. Stuart’s birthplace, and visiting the movie set of “One Good Man” in Winston-Salem.
When the war ended Frank Stringfellow was 25 years old, penniless, and there was a $10,000 price on his head. His family home “The Retreat” had mysteriously burned when Union forces occupied the area. Lincoln had been assassinated, and the blood of revenge was running hot. Where could he begin to rebuild his life and rise from the ashes?
Contrary to the account in R. Shepard Brown’s “Stringfellow of the Fourth” which I used in “Marching Through Culpeper,” Stringfellow did not immediately flee to Canada. Letters donated the Virginia Historical Society …