History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia
by Maud Carter Clement

History of Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania Historical Society (1988) republication of The History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia by Maud Carter Clement, originally published in 1929 by J. P. Bell Company, Lynchburg, Virginia. 19 black-and-white illustrations. 363pp. (including 46pp. index). 6.25 x 9.25 inches. Hardcover with dust jacket. Mitchells Publications Catalog #PHS002.

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Dust Jacket Notes

About the Book

Publication of this book fulfills a dream of the members of the Pittsylvania Historical Society.

Among the aims of the Society is the preservation of our County history. One of those aims has been achieved with the publication of a special edition of the History of Pittsylvania County by Maud Carter Clement.

We owe a debt of gratitude to Whittington J. Clement and the other grandchildren of Maud Carter Clement for their encouragement in reproducing this volume.

About the Author

Maud Carter Clement

Maud Carter Clement (1879-1969), historian and author of prominence, is best known for her History of Pittsylvania County published in 1929.

Born April 12, 1879 in Chatham, Virginia, the daughter of James Carter and Elizabeth Pigg Carter, she lived in Pittsylvania County all her life. One of the earliest graduates of Chatham Hall, she served as trustee of the school from 1932 until her death.

She was married in 1902 to Nathaniel E. Clement, a Chatham attorney. There were three children: Elizabeth Lanier Clement, Rutledge Carter Clement, and Henry Turner Clement.

Mrs. Clement died on October 26, 1969.


Jacket photograph of the Pittsylvania County Courthouse is by Henry H. Mitchell.

Jacket photograph of Maud Carter Clement, provided by Mary Rutledge Clement Ward, was vignetted by Henry H. Mitchell.

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