Valley of the Shadow
The Aftermath
Spring 1865–Fall 1870

Letters & Diaries


George W. Brewer (1867-1869)

In 1860, George W. Brewer lived in a boarding house in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Brewer, an attorney, maintained business ties with many prominent Franklin County families.

The following links provide access to the most likely matches in the Valley of the Shadow databases:

Brewer Household

This collection of eight postwar letters (1867-1869) concerns Brewer’s public and business affairs. Topics include war claims, wills, and education. Some of Brewer’s correspondents include D.M. Dull, William Hoke, James Patton, P.T. Zarhoviy, William Hayman, W.D. McKinstry, and George Welsh.