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George A. Goodman papers

Identifier: MS-0044-oversized
This collection consists of eleven items related to George A. Goodman. Included are the following:
  • VMI Diploma and Cadet Dialectic Society certificates
  • Letters of recommendation (1859) from Francis H. Smith and Thomas H. Williamson
  • Miscellaneous Civil War documents including commissions, oaths of allegiance, and prison parole


  • 1848-1865


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There are no known restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. The VMI Archives must be cited as the source of the content in publication. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.


11 items

Biographical / Historical

George A. Goodman, was born in 1828 in Albemarle County, Virginia and graduated from VMI in 1852. He went on to be a teacher and farmer. During the Civil War, Goodman served as Lieutenant Colonel, 13th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He was a prisoner at Ft. Delaware, Delaware, from September 1864 to July 1865. He died in 1884 in Louisa County, Virginia.

Physical Location

Oversized case 1

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450