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Samuel F. Atwill Papers. Digital Collection.

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1075
Samuel F. Atwill Papers.  Digital Collection.
Samuel F. Atwill Papers. Digital Collection.

Dates

  • 1862 - 1864

Creator

Summary

Papers consist of two letters (1862) written by Cadet Atwill to his parents, relating anecdotes about life at VMI, including a colorful account of cadets foraging for chickens in the countryside to supplement mess hall fare; one letter (July 1864) from Supt. Francis H. Smith notifying family of Atwill's death; fragment of Atwill's cadet account book.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
540-464-7516