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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 March

A Reporter Interviews Civil War Veteran John Salling at His Home in Slant, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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3 min., 10 sec.
A reporter interviews reputed Civil War veteran John Salling at his home in Slant, Scott County, Va., about life after the war. Salling wears a Confederate Army uniform. Footage includes a view of Salling's house from across a road and Salling sitting in a wheelchair at an unknown gathering.
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