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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 29, Number 1, Summer 1979

Table of Contents Page Number
Benjamin Henry Latrobe and Jeffersonian Virginia: A View of Virginia Society in the New Republic, by Lee W. Formwalt   4
Harper's Ferry: Could It Have Been Defended?, by Margaret Askew    14
From Orphans to Merchants to Planters: The Galt Brothers, William and James, by G. Melvin Herndon   22
John Jasper of Richmond: From Slave Preacher to Community Leader, by Mary J. Bratton   32
"A home . . . for the old boys": The Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home, by Emily J. Williams   40