Information on this website was drawn
from a number of sources, some published, some available in the
local history room of the Falls Church Public Library and/or the
Virginia Room of the Fairfax branch of the Fairfax County Public
Library. I've listed some of the most important sources below. Thanks
to Steve Dryden, Mark Zetts, Cecile Glendening, and others who have
provided me with copies and/or pointed me toward useful resources.
Ann. Testimony before the Southern Claims Commission, National Archives
and Records Administration, College Park, Record Group 217 -- Southern
Claims Commission, Va: Claim #21184. Also includes testimony by
John B. Burke. Bradley E. Gernand, author of A Virginia Village
Goes to War, has kindly deposited copies and a partial transcription
of the claim in the Local History Room of the Falls Church Public
Library (author files, Gernand); information and quotations cited
here are taken from those copies.
Frase, Kathy. "Royal Lodge, 6704
Haycock Road." Falls Church, VA Historical News and Notes.
Vol. 1, no. 2, Sept. 1970, p. 7.
Gernand, Bradley E. A Virginia
Village Goes to War: Falls Church During the Civil War. Virginia
Beach: Donning Company Publishers, 2002.
Steadman, Melvin Lee, Jr. Falls
Church by Fence and Fireside. Falls Church Public Library,
Falls Church, 1964, pp. 281-282.