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December 3, 2023

An Honorable Roll (Company F, First VA Cavalry)

An Honorable Roll. Robert L. Billmyer, of this vicinity, has handed us the following list of the surviving members of Company F, First Virginia Cavalry, commanded by the late Captain M. J. Billmyer, and we print […]
August 2, 2023

School For Females in Alexandria

Female Education WM M. JONES respectfully informs his friends and the public generally, that he has concluded to open a School for Females in Alexandria, on the 1st Monday in September next. His course of instruction […]
July 18, 2023

Murderous Raid

Even if John Brown’s “first victim was an industrious, inoffensive colored man,” as is so eloquently stated by the FREE PRESS, the blood of that “victim” has borne glorious fruits to his race, unlocking their shackles, […]
December 11, 2020

The Cholera in Martinsburg

The sad duty is imposed upon us of announcing to our readers, says the Martinsburg Gazette, of the 25th inst, that this dreadful disease again made its appearance among us on Tuesday of last week. Why […]
December 4, 2020

Shepherdstown: List of Letters

LIST OF LETTERSRemaining in the post office at Shepherdstown, for the quarter ending July 1, 1857: John Andrews, Wm. Brashears, Rolen Bowers, Valentine Bearmam, Martin Chiller, Edward Connor, Anthony Carnine — 3, Esekeit T. Chambers, George […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
July 19, 2018

Dinner Held For Couple: Ingram & Hetzel

Mr. and Mrs. Hetzel are Guests of Honor at Harpers Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ingram, Harpers Ferry, entertained at a dinner party at their home, honoring their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Hetzel, […]