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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 3, Number 4, Spring 1954

Table of Contents Page Number
With [Commodore Matthew] Perry in Japan: A Young Virginian [John Redmond Cocke Lewis] Witnessed Historic Events a Hundred Years Ago, by Robert L. Scribner 4
Boats Beyond the Blue Ridge: The North River Canal, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman and W. Edwin Hemphill 8
The Discipline of Sir Thomas Dale, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 15
Two Out, and ---?: The Richmond "Virginians" [Baseball Team], by Robert L. Scribner 18
Going Underground in Virginia: Caverns of the Shenandoah Valley, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 23
Field of Honor [The Battle of New Market, 1864], by James R. Short 30
Sir Moses Ezekiel: An Expatriate Virginian Sculptor, by James R. Short 36
An Enigma at "Midway" in Mecklenburg: Marshal Michel Ney, by Robert L. Scribner 39
Perambulatory Procession: Styles in Baby Carriages, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 44