38 year old Washington County farmer Dulaney Malone enlisted as a Private in the 37th Virginia Infantry in March 1862 and was wounded in his right arm at Sharpsburg in September. He was back on duty in March 1863 and detailed as a nurse to the Emory & Henry hospital in September 1863.

After the war he was a cabinet maker in Goodson (now Bristol), VA. He taught chairmaking to his son George who then taught his sons. Seen here is a stunning corner chair made about 1920 by Dulaney’s grandsons Houston and William Dulaney Malone. This clip is from Betsy K White’s Backcountry Makers: An Artisan History of Southwest Virginia & Northeast Tennessee (2013).

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