The following teaser is from the 25 March 2013 edition of The Washington Post:

Loudoun County [Virginia] residents are invited to take family photographs and manuscripts from the Civil War era, such as letters and diaries, to the Thomas Balch Library to be scanned for inclusion in an online statewide Civil War archive.

The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13. The library is at 208 W. Market St., Leesburg.

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