Photo Caption: Perry with Patrick County High School Librarian Linda Maxie.

Historian Thomas D. "Tom" Perry for over a decade went to Patrick County High School

twice a year at the invitation of History Teacher Glenn Burnett to teach Patrick County in the Civil War to the

11th grade history classes from his book The Free State Of Patrick: Patrick County, Virginia, In The Civil War.

Perry speaks to four classes of 11th grade history and donates copies of his books to the library at Patrick County High School.

Tom Perry is 1979 graduate of Patrick County High School.