Virginia is a publicly accessible online publication
of the Virginia
Foundation for the Humanities. As a web publication,
the Encyclopedia adds an entirely new dimension
to the work done by VFH over the last thirty years.
With the mission to develop the civic, cultural, and
intellectual life of the Commonwealth by creating
learning opportunities for all Virginians, VFH brings
together the resources and content to make the Encyclopedia
a valuable tool for exploring the people, history,
government, economy, and culture of Virginia.
Encyclopedia Virginia contains is a comprehensive
resource about the American
Civil War in Virginia. Information includes a
and dozens of entries on key
figures, events, and battles.