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George S. Patton cadet account book, 1873-1877 Edit


MS 0035


  • 1873 – 1877 (Creation)


  • 1 items (Whole)


  • Scope and Contents

    The George S. Patton account book contains a listing of school expenses incurred while Patton was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, 1873-1877.

  • Biographical / Historical

    George Smith Patton (1856-1927) was the father of George S. Patton, Jr. of World War II fame. He was the son of Colonel George Smith Patton, a Confederate officer killed in battle at Winchester (VA) in 1864, and Susan Thornton Glassell. George S. Patton entered the Virginia Military Institute in 1873 and graduated in 1877. He married Miss Ruth Wilson on December 10, 1884, at Los Angeles, California. Patton was an attorney, politician, and civic leader in the Los Angeles area. He died June 10, 1927.

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    There are no restrictions

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for noncommercial educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

  • Preferred Citation

    George S. Patton Cadet Account Book. MS 0035. Virginia Military Institute Archives.


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    Mixed Materials
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    MS Small Collections 0034-0036
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