Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photo of a photograph of Omar Funk Pirkey standing on the left side of a group photograph. The photographer has applied white marker as if in preparation of making another print of just him.

The group photograph was taken at an event honoring…

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Omar Funk Pirkey was from Strasburg, Virginia, where he was a member of the Strasburg Christian Church.

Mr. Pirkey was a Confederate Veteran. A photograph published in the Free Press on September 26, 2002, showed him standing with a group of…

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Portrait of George Alva Boyer in his later years. He became the oldest living Confederate Veteran in Woodstock before he died.

During the Civil War, Mr. Boyer served with Company E of the 35th Battalion (also known as White's Battalion) of the…

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Studio photograph of Captain John H. Grabill, Confederate veteran, and the first Superintendent of Shenandoah County Public Schools. He was also the publisher of the Shenandoah Herald Newspaper in Woodstock for many years.

John Grabill was the son…

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Photo of a framed oval portrait of Harrison Holt Riddleberger, who served in the Confederate army (CSA) during the American Civil War. He was attached to the 23rd Virginia Cavalry and was later elected a Senator from Virginia.

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Unidentified older man, seated next to unidentified older woman. The man is wearing a Southern Cross medal on his lapel indicating he was a Confederate veteran.

Probably a husband and wife.

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George Alva Boyer, on the left, was the last Confederate Veteran living in Woodstock. He died in 1935. The other man is also a Boyer, from the Fort Valley. Child is unidentified.

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Letter from Laura G. White to Hamilton Ottawa Ferguson who she describes as her "uncle." Hamilton (H.O) Ferguson was a veteran of the Spanish American War who lived in Mt. Jackson Virginia. He died on September 25 1941 at the age of 75 and is buried…

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Photograph taken by William Hoyle Garber showing an honor guard at the entrance to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 2447 in Edinburg Virginia.

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Photograph taken by William Hoyle Garber showing the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 2447 in Edinburg Virginia. The post is located in the former Edinburg Hotel building.

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Photograph of Herbaugh Smith from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Sheridan Miller from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Roy Clem from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Robert Funk from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Ralph Crabill from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Ralph B. Crabill (1895-1963) was employed as a jeweler in Strasburg when he was drafted on October 4 1917. He deployed to France on June 7 1918…

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Photograph of Louis Joseph Burner from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Lewis Sonner from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Lloyd Hollingsworth.jpg
Photograph of Lloyd Hollingsworth from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Lester E. Tidler.jpg
Photograph of Lester E. Tidler from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of John Myers from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

John A. Myers (1896-1969) worked on his father’s farm in Maurertown VA when he volunteered for the National Guard in June 1917. Part of the 29th…

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Photograph of Huie Peer from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph of Harry Gochenour from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

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Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War Two soldier.

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Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War One soldier.

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Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War One soldier.
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