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The American Civil War and Jefferson County, Virginia: Tales From a Debatable Land, 1858-1866

CivilWarScholars.com is a chronological retelling of Jefferson County, Virginia, during the Civil War. Explore our site as we share the stories of trials and tribulations for those who lived in Jefferson County through videos, podcasts, commentary, and images.  Hear stories of John Brown’s raid, starved-out farms ,Col. John Singleton Mosby’s Greenback Raid, and so much more.

The views and information presented throughout CivilWarScholars.com are meant to inform and interest a community of scholars, as well as stimulate learning and discussion; and uniformly do not represent any view(s) of American Public University.

CivilWarScholars.com is sponsored by American Public University. At American Public University, students are priority one. American Public University is committed to providing quality education, superior student resources, and affordable tuition. Learn more about what sets American Public University apart from others schools by visiting our school’s site.


Made Possible With Substantial Support From:

American Public University System and it’s affiliates, American Public University and American Military University

Made possible with additional support from:

The Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society, Inc.

This project is being presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations do not necessarily represent those of the West Virginia Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Access to this expanding collection is provided at no cost and this privilege is granted to persons using the content for scholarship and research purposes only.