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Edmund Berkeley Letter, 1863. [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1028
Edmund Berkeley Letter, 1863. [digital]
Edmund Berkeley Letter, 1863. [digital]

Dates

  • November 26, 1863

Creator

Summary

Digital version of the letter (November 26, 1863) from Cadet Edmund Berkeley to his mother; view the originial document and read the full text transcription. Berkeley has been informed of his sister's death and offers consolation to his mother. He also gives VMI news and complains about the food (early reference to "growley" a VMI slang word used for mess hall food).

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
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