Letter from Sidney Marlin, a Union soldier (U. S. Army Signal Corps), to his wife Sallie [Sarah]. Dated June 14, 1864 from Lexington, Virginia, where Union forces were camped during Hunter's Raid. Marlin describes the Institute, comments on the destruction of VMI and Governor Letcher's property.
Sidney Marlin, Union soldier. U. S. Army Signal Corps. Born January 27, 1834, Indiana, Pennsylvania. Farmer. Enlisted February 3, 1864. Died August 19, 1911. Buried Oakland Cemetery, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
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Sidney Marlin Letter, Manuscript # 0070, Virginia Military Institute Archives