Rockingham County, Virginia
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A History of Rockingham County
Virginia
John W. Wayland, Ph.D.

OUTLINE OF CONTENTS.
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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

INTRODUCTION

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE.

PART I. - CHRONOLOGICAL.

                                        CHAPTER

I. Geography of Rockingham County.
II. Geological Features.
III. First White Settlers:  1727-1738
IV. Rockingham as Part of Augusta:  1738-1777.
V. The New County and the New Nation:  1777-1820.

VI.

A Growing Community:  1820-1860
VII. Rockingham in the Civil War:  1861-1865
VIII. The Days of Reconstruction:  1865-1876
IX. From 1876 to 1912
X. Rockingham To-Day

PART II. - TOPICAL.

XI. Towns and Villages of Rockingham
XII. Roads and Railroads.
XIII. Race Elements and Population.
XIV. Churches and Religious Life.
XV. Education and Schools.
XVI. Charitable Institutions.
XVII. Writers and Printers:  Books and Periodicals.
XVIII. Singers of Rockingham.
XIX. Rockingham Statesmen and Jurists.
XX. Farms and Farmers.
XXI. Domestic Arts and Manufacturing-Enterprises.
XXII. Banks and Banking.
XXIII. Health Resorts.
XXIV. Natural Curiosities.
XXV. Hunting in the Western Mountains.
XXVI. Boating on the Shenandoah River.
XXVII. Court Days of Long Ago.
XXVIII. Some Interesting Incidents:
Spotswood's Expedition of 1716 and the University
Pageant of 1909.
The Coming of the Lincolns.
Daniel Boone on Linville Creek.
Valentine Sevier's Sale Bill.
The Influenza of 1806-7.
A Case of Body-Snatching.
A Visit to Philadelphia in 1847.
Death of Ashby:  1862.
Stonewall Jackson at Port Republic.
Killing of John Kline:  1864.
Death of Meigs:  1864.
The Thurman Movement.
Sidney Lanier at Rockingham Springs
A Fence Corner Council.

CONCLUSION.
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APPENDIX.

Sheriffs of Rockingham.
County Judges and Circuit Judges.
County Clerks and Circuit Clerks.
Commonwealth's Attorneys.
Superintendents of Schools.
County Surveyors.
Members of House of Delegates.
Members of State Senate.
Marriages in Rockingham, 1778-1720.
Landowners in Rockingham in 1789.
Muster Rolls of Rockingham Soldiers.
Business and Professional Directory of Rockingham County: 1912
Bibliography:  A list of books, magazines, and newspapers containing information concerning Rockingham County and Rockingham People

INDEX.


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