Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1851-1930
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Scope and Contents The papers (ca. 1 cubic foot), consist of drafts and related correspondence for a three part, largely unpublished work entitled "A Complete History of the Virginia Military Institute, 1839-1924". One part was eventually published as "VMI in the World War." Also included are miscellaneous VMI-related notes and papers.
Scope and Contents Autobiographical letter from Moses J. Ezekiel to VMI historian Joseph R. Anderson, Jr. Ezekiel recounts his experience as a VMI Cadet at the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864 and his post-VMI career through July 1904. He discusses caring for his classmate Thomas Jefferson, who was mortally wounded in the battle; expresses regret for missing VMI reunion at which New Market Medals were issued to veterans.
Identifier: RG-06-Anderson-World War I
Scope and Contents This is the most comprehensive published information concerning the service of Virginia Military Institute alumni during World War I.
Found in: Virginia Military Institute Archives