Valley of the Shadow
The War Years
Spring 1861–Spring 1865

Letters & Diaries


Evans-Sibert Family (1856-1861)

The Sibert family lived in Mount Solon in Augusta County, Virginia. The Siberts made their living in the iron business. Mary Anna Sibert, known as “Mollie,” married David H. Evans in 1870. After their marriage, he lived with her family in Augusta County.

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Evans-Sibert Family

During the first year of the war, Clinton Hatcher regularly wrote to Mary Anna Sibert. In his letters, Hatcher discussed his hatred of northern and southern abolitionists and his readiness to kill Union soldiers. He also discussed Sibert's life in Mount Solon, including comments on her family and friends as well as her reputation for flirtatiousness.