Virginians Prepared for Sectional War

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Virginians Prepared for Sectional War

Militia Colonel Philip St. George Cocke (above), also a president of the VMI Board of Visitors (1858-1861), was involved in war preparations and initially commanded the entire Harpers Ferry-Mount Vernon-Rappahannock defense line.

Beginning in the Mid-1850s, these Virginians prepared for sectional war…