From the origin of the Indians, embracing their Settlements, Wars and
Depredations, to the first White Settlement of the Valley; also
including the Wars between the Settlers and their mode
and manner of living.
Besides a variety of valuable
information, consisting of the past and
present History of the County, including
a complete sketch of the late Wars.
Strikes, early Residents, Organi-
zations, etc. accompanied by
personal skethes and
interesting facts of
By F. VERNON ALER.
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Table of Contents
Origin of the Indian Settlements. The different Tribes. Their Wars, Customs, Habits, etc
First Settlements of the Valley. Locations, Land Titles, Dwellings, etc
The Indian Warfare. Forts Established, etc. The Wars between the Settlers and Indians, and the manner in which they carried on their Barbarism
Houses, Furniture, Diet and Dress of the early Settlers. Interesting and amusing Scenes of centuries hack of our Foreparents .
Northern Neck of Virginia. Berkeley County laid off. The Land
Grants, etc., from Lord Fairfax's time to the establishment of the County
Martinsburg established. The Lots laid off by the first Commissioned Sheriff. Sale of Lots, with terms to purchasers
Report of Hon. C. .J. Faulkner on Adjustment of the Boundary Line between Virginia and Maryland
Historical Sketches of the early inhabitants. etc., by the late Hon.
Charles James Faulkner
Slavery Mode and Manner of Punishment - Freedom CHAPTER X.
The late War of the Rebellion. The different Companies of Berkeley County, Federal and Confederate, with full Names, Happenings, etc
Historical Reminiscence of Martinsburg from 1835 until the year
1861, by John W. Curtis
Commencing and ending of Strikes. A full and complete detail of
the Happenings, Incidents, etc
Life of the late Hon. Charles James Faulkner, by Col.
Frank A. Burr.
The Churches-Organization and present Condition
Berkeley County in 1810. Topographical Description. Natural
Curiosities. Mineralogy and Lithology. Inhabitants, Towns,
Present situation of the Town and County-Journalism in the
County-County Court and Officials-Martinsburg Schools-
Home Organizations, Lodges, etc
Personal Sketches of the Enterprising Public and Professional Men
of the present day
Biography of Martinsburg's Business Men
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