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L. VanLoan Naisawald collection

Identifier: MS-0050
This collection consists of drafts, notes, and other items related to the publication of L. VanLoan Naisawald's book, Grape and Canister: The Story of the Field Artillery of the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865 (Oxford University Press, 1960). Also included is a file of research material for an article entitled Recovery of Colors and miscellaneous oversized and other items.


  • 1958-1960


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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.


2 cubic feet (5 boxes, and oversized material)

Biographical / Historical

Louis VanLoan Naisawald was born in 1920 in New York and graduated VMI in 1942. He went on to become an Army officer, editor, and author.

Physical Location

Manuscripts stacks; Oversized case 2

Separated Materials

Oversized materials are filed separately

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450