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By Presented by The Hanover Tavern Foundation,Shirley A. Haas,Dale Paige Talley

The Hanover Tavern outdoors Richmond used to be a spot of safe haven throughout the Civil struggle. lifestyles on the Tavern used to be now not continually secure as citizens weathered common Union cavalry raids on close by railroads, bridges and farms. Margaret Copland Brown Wight and a few of her relatives braved the conflict on the Tavern from 1862 till 1865 within the corporation of a small group of refugees. She saved a diary to rfile each one difficulty and each blessing--a day of rain after weeks of drought, information of her sons battling within the accomplice armies or observe from her daughter stuck at the back of enemy traces. Wight's diary, came across greater than a century after the warfare, is a crucial voice from a time of tumult. subscribe to The Hanover Tavern beginning because the diary is gifted right here for the 1st time.

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