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Alfred Gibbons Letter Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0119

Dates

  • December 22, 1863 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 items (Whole)

Notes

  • Biographical / Historical

    Born 1846; non-graduate, VMI Class of 1867 (at VMI 21 August 1863-29 January 1864); Enlisted in 1st GA Cavalry March 1864. Living in Tulsa, Oklahoma 1910; died Shelbina, Missouri 1932. See rare book collection for his The Recollections of An Old Confederate Soldier (1913). Two brothers, Simeon and William, also attended VMI.

  • Scope and Contents

    Letter from Cadet Alfred R. Gibbons to his father, dated December 22, 1863. Discusses Corps being called out on a march in response to Union Army troop movements; misc. aspects of cadet life.

  • Preferred Citation

    Alfred Gibbons Letter. Manuscript # 0119, Virginia Military Institute Archives

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    There are no restrictions

  • Conditions Governing Use

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  • Online Access

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    MS Small Collections 0109-0120
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    MS0119
  • Type
    Digital Object
    Link to Record
    Alfred Gibbons Letter. Digital.

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