The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4018   Message #625064
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10-Jan-02 - 03:21 PM
Thread Name: Origins: John Henry
Subject: RE: The origins of John Henry
"East Virginia" and "eastern Virginia" are a little bit different. For the post-Civil-War period, I'd bet on "East Virginia" as the designation of a state and "eastern Virginia" as pointing to a region within a state.