glenmary plantation

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Glenmary Plantation

Location: Halifax Co., VA
Constructed: ----

Associated surnames: Gerst, Glenn


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Glennmary Plantation Letters http://www.vahistorical.org/aamcvhs/AAG_g01.pdf. Gerst, Emanuel (b. 1816?), papers, 18611862. 6 items. Mss2G3271b. Contain letters written to Gerst while serving in Company G of the 6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army, by Mary Wilson (Cunningham) Gerst of Glenmary, Halifax County. The letters concern family news and her management of agricultural operations at Glenmary, including tobacco harvesting and the manufacture of clothing and shoes for slaves.


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