Derby, Charles A., 1828-1862
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Charles A. Derby (Class of 1848) Society of Cadets certificate, 1848
Charles A. Derby (Class of 1848) VMI Diploma, 1848
Charles A. Derby Papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...
Charles Derby Correspondence. Civil War-Confederate Army Service, 1862. [digital]
Charles Derby, Virginia Military Institute cadet correspondence. [digital]