A thorough history of Shenandoah County, Virginia, through the early 20th century including settlement, relations with Indians, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the history of education, and famous residents of the county through the years.
"The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia lies between the Blue Ridge and the first ranges of the Alleghanies. This valley includes the counties of Augusta, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Page, Warren, Frederick, and Clarke of Virginia, and the counties of Berkeley, and Jefferson of West Virginia."--Page 4 of cover.
This volume is largely a source book of genealogical and historical materials, compiled from the public records of Rockingham, Augusta, Greenbrier, Wythe, Montgomery and other counties of Virginia, with valuable contributions from various other parts of the United States.