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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..

Publication Date

4-2012

Keywords

Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Virginia Daniel Woodroof Murrill, Civil War, Southwest Virginia, College students, Family life, Amherst County Virginia, Archives, Diaries, Hollins Institute, Hollins College, Hollins University

Disciplines

Higher Education | Social History | United States History | Women's History

Comments

Diary is located in the University Archives of Wyndham Robertson Library, Hollins University.

I must and will survive: the Civil War-era diary of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class of 1866

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