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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 3, Number 3, Winter 1953

Table of Contents Page Number
"A Structure of Some Elegance": Falling Creek Bridge, by James R. Short 5
"In Memory of Frank Padget" [Monument to a Slave], by Robert L. Scribner 7
From Bullets to Ballots: Confederate Veterans in Postwar Virginia Politics, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 12
Mary Custis Lee's "Arlington," by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 17
Born of Battle [The Charles Hoffbauer Murals], by Robert L. Scribner 26
Nerve Center of the Colonial Mails: New Post, Virginia, Alexander Spotswood's General Post Office for North America, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 33
Manakintowne in Virginia [Huguenots], by Robert L. Scribner 37
"Who's Governor Now? [1811]," by James R. Short 42
"Meet Me at Pender's": Four Decades Ago a Norfolk Grocer Made His Name a Household Word, by James R. Short 44