Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1833-1864
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Biographical sketch of John M. Patton Sr. (b. 1797) and his seven sons, all of whom served in the Confederate States Army. The manuscript was prepared in January 1892 by John M. Patton, Jr., VMI Class of 1846.
Scope and Contents A collection of 35 miscellaneous documents, 1855-1924, relating to various members of the Patton family. Primary subjects are the three individuals named George S. Patton--father, son, and grandson--all of whom attended VMI. The papers include letters, biographical information, bank drafts, commissions, and miscellaneous Civil War manuscripts. Also included one of the maps used by General George Patton at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. An inventory is available.