Virginia Moore was a poet, biographer, and
scholar. She is perhaps best known for her work Virginia Is a State
of Mind (1942), which has been described as the "biography of a state." In
it, she combines personal observations on Virginia's topography and climate with
short biographical sketches of Virginians such as Powhatan, Mary
Ball, and Thomas
Jefferson; anecdotes on the American Civil War (1861–1865); and reflections on the sta. . .
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