DINWIDDIE, Va. - A Virginia effort to retrieve and document Civil War diaries and other papers has added documents in Dinwiddie County to its collection.
The Progress-Index (http://bit.ly/VqJuHY ) reports that officials with the Civil War Legacy 150 project made a weekend stop at the Dinwiddie Historic Courthouse to scan residents' Civil War documents. Project officials also visited the county in 2011.
The project encourages Virginians to search their homes for Civil War-related materials so they can be scanned and made available to the public. It's a partnership between the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and the Library of Virginia.
Information from: The Progress-Index, http://www.progress-index.com
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