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Summer Camps Order Book, 1842 - 1846

 Item
Contains orders issued during the annual summer encampment period, 1842-1846. During the pre-Civil War period and through much of the 19th century, cadets moved out of Barracks into Camp on the Parade Ground during the summer months between academic sessions. New cadets went directly into camp prior to the beginning of the school year.

Dates

  • 1842 - 1846

Extent

From the Series: 33 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

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