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Voting Rights and Elections

See also: Woman’s Suffrage and 14th Amendment and African American Suffrage, and Presidential Elections



On 13 November 1860, J.S. Moore of Indiana wrote a letter to his Virginia relative Doctor Thomas Moore. Much of the letter has to do…
Greg Crawford
November 7, 2012

Don’t Block the Vote

In honor of the upcoming Election Day, today’s post presents a record that illustrates the struggles that some Virginians experienced while attempting to exercise the…
Sarah Nerney
November 2, 2011