Genealogy Projects tagged with New Virginia on the Geni Family Tree

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  • New Virginia Colony

    New Virginia Colony was a colonization plan in central Mexico, to resettle ex-Confederates[1] after the American Civil War. The largest settlement was Carlota, approximately midway between Mexico City and Veracruz, although other settlements were planned near Tampico, Monterrey, Cuernavaca, and Chihuahua.[2]The venture was conceived by Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury . Because of his work for ...