Pittsylvania County, Virginia: A Brief History

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Queen of Virginia's tobacco-producing counties, one of the top five fossil sites in the world, home to heroes, adventurers, counterfeiters and innovators...Pittsylvania County's lush, rolling farmland has seen a host of significant events and personalities throughout its nearly three centuries. Join local historian and longtime resident Larry G. Aaron as he guides you through Pittsylvania's rich and remarkable history, from the achievements and sufferings of Pittsylvanians through all of America's major wars to the lives of the county's African Americans and the early history of neighboring Danville, the last capital of the Confederacy. A concise, enjoyable volume that you will treasure for years to come.
ISBN: 9781596295315
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Virginia
Series: Brief History
Images: 62
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Larry Aaron is associate editor of Evince newsmagazine and a published historian from Danville, Virginia. He has received first-place awards for his writing from the Virginia Press Association and also edited the award-winning book Danville in the Civil War by Lawrence McFall. Among his published works are Aaron Ancestors of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, a genealogical study; Keppy's War, the memoirs of Captain John Kepchar in World War II; The Race to the Dan, a history of events in the southern campaign during the American Revolution; and Pittsylvania County: A Brief History, published by The History Press.
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