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Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie) and Samuel V. Gatewood, 1861 February 1

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1856
Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie) and Samuel V. Gatewood, 1861 February 1
Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie) and Samuel V. Gatewood, 1861 February 1

Dates

  • 1861 February 1

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Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses the family's runaway slave, Jesse, and mentions willingness of cadets to fight to "save Virginia."