Civil War Series
2:31 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Strange Case of Wilmer McLean

In part 132 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles Wilmer Mclean, who once remarked that “the war began in my front yard and ended in my front parlor.”

The McLean house at the beginning and the end of the Civil War
The McLean house at the beginning and the end of the Civil War
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