New Kent County

New Kent County, highlighted in map of Virginia

the White House on the Pamunkey River, home of Daniel Parke Custis and his wife Martha (who later married George Washington) was burned by Federal forces in 1862 during the Peninsula Campaign
the White House on the Pamunkey River, home of Daniel Parke Custis and his wife Martha (who later married George Washington) was burned by Federal forces in 1862 during the Peninsula Campaign
Source: The Photographic History of the Civil War, Headquarters of General McClellan (p.274)

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tradition holds that George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married in St. Peters Church in New Kent County (seen here during the Civil War)
tradition holds that George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married in St. Peters Church in New Kent County (seen here during the Civil War)
Source: The Photographic History of the Civil War, Sumner in the Field - a General Full of Years and Honors (p.296)


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