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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 1, Number 3, Winter 1951

Table of Contents Page Number
Warehouse and Roman Temple: The Capitols of the Commonwealth, 1780-1951, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 4
Shakespeare and the Founders of Virginia, by James H. Bailey 9
Christmas Dinner for Lee's Army, by William M. E. Rachal 11
How a Reed Was Bent: The Formative Years of a Medical Hero, Walter Reed, by James H. Bailey 16
Tidewater to Shenandoah Valley: A Cameraman Retraces Spotswood's Famous Expedition, by Randolph W. Church 19
James Madison, Father of the Constitution, by William M. E. Rachal 27
Craney Island, or Norfolk Delivered [1813], by William H. Gaines, Jr. 32
The Cardinal, Official Bird of Virginia, by William M. E. Rachal 37
Virginia--Noah [Webster] Had Words for It, by J. R. V. Daniel 38
Virginia to George Washington, Debtor: His Income as a Delegate to the Federal Convention [1787], by W. Edwin Hemphill 42
That Wayward Spendthrift: William Byrd the Third, Prodigal Son, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 44