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Jonathan A. Noyalas Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

706 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 08/20. Last revised 10/20.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Noyalas, Jonathan

DATE: 2003-2008

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains biographical materials concerning Jonathan Noyalas, as well as a number of his articles about events and people in the Civil War.  The collection also includes his master’s thesis, about Gen. Robert Milroy. 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Jonathan A. Noyalas is the director of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University.  He is an expert in Civil War history and the history of the Shenandoah Valley. He has authored and edited a number of books and more than 100 articles in this field, and is also the editor of the Journal of the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era. He received his B.S. from Shenandoah University and his M.A. from Virginia Tech. 

A number of articles, journals, and books authored or edited by Professor Noyalas are available through the Library and in the Archives. Consult the Library’s online catalog or a member of the Archives staff for assistance in locating these materials.                                

CITE AS: Jonathan A. Noyalas Collection, 706 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.




Noyalas, Jonathan (folder contains the following):

  • 2 photographs from Winchester Star, 2007-2008
  • Biography, 1 leaf, typescript
  • Shenandoah University Society of History Fellows Speakers Series Fall Lecture flyer: “Uncertain Freedom: The African Americans’ Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley”

Milroy, Gen. Robert – “The Most Hated Man in Winchester” by Jonathan Noyalas, America’s Civil War magazine, March 2004, 2 copies, 7 pages, printed

Milroy, Gen. Robert – “My Will is Absolute Law” – thesis, by Jonathan Noyalas, 2003, 75 leaves, typescript
***do not copy in its entirety without permission of author***

Ramseur, Stephen Dodson – “‘Dod’ Ramseurs’s Dose of Reality” by Jonathan Noyalas, America’s Civil War magazine, January 2007, 8 pages, printed

PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through