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Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1864
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15

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  • 1861 April 15

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Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes the "flag raising incident," a confrontation between Lexington secessionists (including cadets), and pro-Union citizens.