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Virginia Daniel Woodroof's diary covers many themes, including romantic love, duty to family and God, fear for those at war, college life, worry about the future, and the struggle to do the right thing. Virginia attended Hollins Institute 1864-1866. The diary covers February 1860 to October 1894..
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Beth S. Harris. "I must and will survive: the Civil War-era diary of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class of 1966," Hollins Magazine 62, no. 4 (Spring 2012): 20-23.