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Author: Neff, Ray A.
Year: 1987
Title: Valley of the Shadow
Publisher: Rana Publications
City: Terre Haute, Ind.
Number of
Pages:
vi, 313p.: illus., charts, maps, tables.
Keywords: 1. Civil War, 1861-1865 - History. 2. Civil War, 1861-1865 - Church of the Brethren. 3. Linville Partisan Rangers. 4. Kline, John, 1797-1864. 5. Neff, John F., 1834-1862. 6. Rodgers, John. 7. Rodgers, John H. (Jackie). 8. Pence, Lewis. 9. O'Neal, Tillie. 10. Riddle, Joseph. 11. Showalter, Henry (Hen). 12. Turner, Horatio (Hank). 13. Gray, Algernon S., 1814-1878. 14. Gilmor, Harry. 15. Cook, Jacob. 16. Acker, Jacob (Jake). 17. Acker, Peter.
Abstract: This is a study of Rockingham County before and during the Civil War. John Kline is featured. One chapter discusses John Francis Neff, a member of the Church of the Brethren, who participated, and was killed, in the War. As part of the John Kline story there is a discussion of the Linville Partisan Rangers and their part in his assassination. A large number of Rockingham County individuals are named. Detailed maps and a large number of photographs are furnished. An 1844 photograph of John Kline is printed. It is the only known Kline photograph.
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