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West End of Alexandria, VA

Prior to the 1950s, the West End of Alexandria, Virginia was at one time or another considered to be in Fairfax, VA or in Arlington, VA. By the 1920s, West End was considered Falls Church, VA. In celebrating Alexandria’s history, … Continue reading

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James E Piper

The life of Mr. Piper and his losses during the Civil War interested me to the point, I had to tell his story. James E. Piper (Ramsay) and his brother, William Henry Piper (Ramsay) were freed people of colored prior … Continue reading

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