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War of 1812 uniform of Capt. Martin KirtlandThe Virginia Historical Society constantly receives additions to its unique collections. Generous donors from across the country have contributed thousands of books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, and museum objects that help tell the story of Virginia's long history. From this page you can see lists of recently accessioned items from the current year back to 2010.

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