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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 28, Number 2, Autumn 1978

Table of Contents Page Number
"An Infant Borough entirely supported by Commerce": The Great Fire of 1776 and the Rebuilding of Norfolk, by Brent Tarter   52
Oscar Wilde: An Apostle of Aestheticism in the Old Dominion, by John Davenport Neville   62
"The Peal that Wakes No Echo": Benjamin Ewell and the College of William and Mary, by Lisa Heuvel
Touches of Sentiment in the Affairs of Old Books, by Jon Kukla    78
"Why have you burned my house?": Henrietta Lee and the Burning of Bedford [1864], by Alexandra Lee Levin   84