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Label
1924
Inclusive dates
1924
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1924, from Nora Fontaine Maury Davidson (1836-1929) of Petersburg, Virginia, to James Daniel Harwell of Pachuta, Mississippi, discussing the genealogy of the Butts and Davidson families and related lines; the Civil War, the siege of Petersburg, hospitals, and the battle of the Crater; and other remembrances of her youth. Davidson also offers her choice for president in 1924
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Biographical or historical data
Nora Fontaine Maury Davidson was born 19 February 1836 in Petersburg, Virginia. Nora Davidson worked in Confederate hospitals in and around Petersburg during the Civil War. As the war ended, Davidson emarked on a teaching career that last 59 years. She was also active in women's and Confederate organizations. She is credited with being the originator of Decoration Day which became Memorial Day. Nora Davidson died 10 February 1929 in Petersburg and was buried in Blandford Cemetery.
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Vi
Form designation
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
23
Immediate source of acquisition
Gay, Paul, Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491872
Type of unit
p.

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