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Charles P. Dorman papers

Identifier: MS-0066
Papers (approximately 60 items) consist of letters to Dorman in capacity as attorney; documents regarding the settlement of his estate by executor William C. Lewis; contemporary copy of the legislative bill establishing the Virginia Military Institute.


  • 1834 - 1859


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.25 cubic feet (ca. 60 items)

Biographical / Historical

Gen. Charles P. Dorman, b. 1794, Lexington, VA.; lawyer; member of the Virginia legislature; instrumental in gaining passage of bill creating the Virginia Military Institute; VMI Board of Visitors, 1839-1848; Brig. Gen. Virginia Militia; d. 1849 near Lexington.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450