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Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 August 4

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1836
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 August 4
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 August 4

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  • 1860 August 4

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Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards initiation of new cadets, early reference to term "rat" as a name for a new cadet, complaints of homesickness, and comments on living in camp.