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By Brian Burns

As a warfare hero, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Lewis Ginter was once many stuff to Richmond. appearing imperative missions for "Stonewall"? Jackson and Robert E. Lee, Ginter used to be counseled for gallantry at the battlefield and have become affectionately referred to as the "Fighting Commissary."? After the conflict, Ginter used to be the 1st significant marketer of the hand-rolled cigarette in the United States. He constructed considered one of America's first streetcar suburbs and equipped the terrific Jefferson resort, an emblem of Richmond's ambition and prosperity. yet past the well known background of this River urban icon, there are various points of his own existence that few learn about. subscribe to neighborhood author Brian Burns as he delves into the hidden background of Ginter's impressive existence to fill within the gaps among Ginter the guy and Ginter the legend.

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