History of Bluemont - Sources

March 11, 2008

- Susan Freis Falknor

Contents

Beginnings
Civil war
Railroad days
Modern times
Sources

John H. Alexander, Mosby's Men; A First Hand Account, (New York: The Neals Pub. Co., 1907).

Peter A. Brown, ed., Take Sides with the Truth: The Postwar Letters of John Singleton Mosby to Samuel F. Chapman (Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky).

Joe Davitt, Mountain Lore: Entertaining Tales from Snickers Gap to Mount Weather, monograph, 1999.

John Devine et al., Loudoun County and the Civil War: A History and Guide (County of Loudoun Civil War Centennial Commission, 1961).

Ingrid Jewell Jones, Edward Snickers Yoeman (Mobile, Alabama: Interstate-2, Printers and Publishers, 1974).    

Mark Leepson, Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History, (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, 2007).

J.V. Nichols, “Captain Snickers’ Reluctant Recruits” in Legends of the Loudoun Valley, edited by Fitzhugh Turner (Lovettsville: Willow Bend Books, 1996), p. 82.

George E. Plaster, M.D, “History of Bluemont, Virginia.” May 2, 1902. In From Snickersville to Bluemont: The Biography and History of a Virginia Village, edited and expanded by Evelyn Porterfield Johnson and Robert Hoffman, Second Edition (Bluemont, Virginia: Bluemont Citizens Association, 2003), p. 135-140.

Henry G. Plaster, “Snickersville During the Civil War,” typescript manuscript, Balch Library, Leesburg, Virginia, compiled 2006.

Henry G. Plaster, “Bluemont’s Historic E.E. Lake Store, typescript manuscript, Balch Library, Leesburg, Virginia, 2005.

James A. Ramage, Gray Ghost: The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby, (Lexington : University of Kentucky Press, 1999).

Eugene Scheel - Loudoun County Burning Raid
http://www.loudounhistory.org/history/loudoun-cw-mosby-burning-raid.htm

Eugene Scheel, “Bluemont, Alias Snickers Gap And Snickersville,” in Loudoun Discovered: Communities, Corners & Crossroads, Volume Four, Quaker Country and the Loudoun Valley (Leesburg, VA: The Friends of the Thomas Balch Library), 2002), pp. 95-109.

Jean Herron Smith, From Snickersville to Bluemont: The Biography and History of a Virginia Village, Edited and Expanded by Evelyn Porterfield Johnson and Robert Hoffman, Second Edition (Bluemont, VA: Bluemont Citizens Association, 2003).

Harrison Williams, Legends of Loudoun: An account of the history and homes of a border county of Virginia’s Northern Neck (Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, Incorporated, 1938).

Bluemont Virginia and Snickersville Turnpike – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/bluemont,_Virginia and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snickersville_Turnpike

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