Author:Dorothy Francis Atkinson

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Yellow Tavern and Beyond, From Family Letters and Journals

By: Dorothy Francis Atkinson

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: A4131

ISBN: 0788441310

Condition: 454 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 454 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


On memorial days in the 1930s, the author helped her father with the decoration of J. E. B. Stuart's monument on the Yellow Tavern battlefield in Virginia. The area called Yellow Tavern cannot be located on any modern map. Yellow Tavern is now defined by the action that took place there, along the roads that passed through it, the railroads that encircled it, and by the lives of the families who lived there during the eighteenth century. It is the author's intention by this treatise to try to look at the strife through the eyes of the women as they wove the threads of their lives and those of ... View more info

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King William County in the Civil War, Along Mangohick Byways

By: Dorothy Francis Atkinson

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1990)

Seller ID: A0744

ISBN: 1585497444

Condition: 290 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1990), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, 290 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Dorothy Francis Atkinson, the granddaughter of a Confederate veteran, was born and raised on a section of the family farm which had been part of the battleground at Yellow Tavern. She graduated from Westhampton College with a major in history, from Emory University with a degree in library science, and served on the library staff of the University of Richmond and the Kanawha County Public Library in Charleston, West Virginia. Since her marriage in 1957, Mrs. Atkinson has lived in King William County in the 18th Century farmhouse, “Wyoming,” which overlooks the Pamunkey River where ... View more info