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Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1866
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18
Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18

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  • 1861 April 18

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Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes excitement among VMI cadets as Virginia decides to secede, suspension of academic duty, and cadet preparation for war.