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Do you consider Virginia to be a Northern state or a Southern state?
Map of transportation networks in Virginia in 1861.New Map of Virginia: Compiled from the Latest Maps, Drawn and Colored by Hustead & Nenning, Hoyer and Ludwig Lithographers (Richmond, Va.: J. W. Randolph, 1861), Library of Virginia.
1861 map showing distribution of Virginia's slave population E. Hergesheimer, Map of Virginia Showing the Distribution of its Slave Population from the Census of 1860, C. B. Graham, Lithographer (Washington, D.C.: Henry S. Graham, 1861), Library of Virginia.
Let them go with us into a Southern Confederacy, and receive protection from Northern industry, and they will be what they ought to be—the manufacturers and miners of a great nation. Their country will resound with the hum of industry, and their mountain streams, instead of purling idly over their stony beds, will make their glens musical with the chatter of machinery. George W. Randolph. Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2002698714/
Write About It • Was Virginia more Northern or Southern? • Which side should Virginia have joined in the Civil War?