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The land mourneth :a study of the homefront Baptist churches in Virginia, 1861-1865
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-15)
</p>Throughout the Civil War, Americans relied upon religion to shape their understanding of the conflict. As furious campaigns raged across the national landscape, Northerners and Southerners saw the hand of God at work ...
African-Virginian Extended Kin: The Prevalence of West African Family Forms among Slaves in Virginia, 1740-1870
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-16)
Scholarship on slave families has focused on the nuclear family unit as the primary socializing institution among slaves. Such a paradigm ignores the extended family, which was the primary form of family organization among ...
A Procedure for the Preliminary Assessment of Water Supply Availability
(Virginia Tech, 2001-03-15)
Of the factors that determine development potential in a given geographic area, the availability of water for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes is a primary indication of prospective growth. Governmental ...
Geographic Analysis of Viticulture Potential in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-15)
The state of Virginia was analyzed to establish its suitability for grape culture. This investigation occurred in two phases: a small scale analysis that encompassed the entire state, and a large scale analysis which ...
Spatial Distribution of Four Exotic Plants in Relation to Physical Environmental Factors with Analysis using GIS
(Virginia Tech, 2009-01-30)
The spatial distributions of four plant species native to Asia, yet considered invasive in southwestern Virginia, were studied in order to produce predictive habitat maps. The study took place in the mountains to the north ...
Patrick County, Virginia and the Civil War, 1860-1880
(Virginia Tech, 1990-11-14)
In 1860, Patrick County. like the rest of Virginia and much of the South. wavered uneasily on the brink of secession. In a county where large planters were few, secession was not overwhelmingly popular. Slaveholding families, ...
Strontium in Drinking Water: Assessing Strontium as a Drinking Water Contaminant in Virginia Private Wells
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-24)
Approximately 80% of Virginians with private drinking water (PDW) sources are unaware of the quality of their drinking water. Strontium is a water quality contaminant gaining recognition at the federal level. At concentrations ...
A Comparative Analysis of Wellhead Protection: Virginia and Massachusetts
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-25)
Proactive drinking water programs assist communities in the long-term protection of their water supply. The 1986 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) seek to protect groundwater sources of public drinking water. ...
A case study of the role of six Catholic social agencies as mediating structures in social welfare service provision in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1995-08-04)
Hunting dynamics, condition estimates, and movements of black bears hunted with hounds in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-04-27)
Effort and success of Virginia's bear houndsmen were determined through field and mail surveys, and hunter diaries. The number of houndsmen per chase ranged from 5 to 12, hounds ranged from 6 to 11, and each chase lasted ...