Bible makes exodus back to Confederate soldier’s Lynchburg home

The obituary of Confederate veteran Dewitt Clinton Guy in the Lynchburg Daily Virginian of Jan. 7, 1889 noted: “He was true to his colors and never apologized for the part he took in the lost cause.”

Guy’s part was to fight with the 11th Virginia Infantry throughout the Civil War, receiving wounds at the battles of Seven Pines, Gettysburg (where he may have been part of Pickett’s charge) and Drewry’s Bluff.

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