Valley of the Shadow
The Aftermath
Spring 1865–Fall 1870

Letters & Diaries


Nicholas K. Trout (1859)

Nicholas K. Trout lived with his family in Staunton in Augusta County, Virginia, where he practiced law. He was a wealthy man with contacts among the political and economic elite of the county. After the war, Trout continued to practice law in Staunton.

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Trout Household

In these letters to Alfred Chapman, Trout primarily discusses business affairs, including claims and other legal matters. Chapman was not a resident of Augusta County.