In Which William Starr Basinger Meets Margaret Roane Garnett

 Y’all will remember that Sugar’s great-grandfather is William Starr Basinger who wrote a book about his personal reminiscences of his life.  He was in the Savannah Volunteer Guards, and was sent to Virginia during the Civil War.  I’ve scanned 10 pages recounting his trip to Virginia and how he met his beloved.  (Left-click on any image to enlarge.)

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2 Responses to “In Which William Starr Basinger Meets Margaret Roane Garnett”

  1. The Oaks: From Amelia County To Richmond | Ruthrawls's Blog Says:

    […] as written to his children.  From Basinger’s “Personal Reminiscences”, which you can click here to read the typewritten pages as transcribed by his son from the original journals, or you can read […]

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    • ruthrawls Says:

      Yes, do, click on the link to read a transcription, to see a map of Amelia County, and to see The Oaks as it stands now.

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