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George T. Coleman letters

Identifier: MS-0073
Two letters from Cadet Coleman (Class of 1870) to his brother William D. Coleman (Class of 1857, later editor of the Richmond Enquirer), dated Feb 11 & 18, 1868. Primary subject of Feb. 11 letter is Cadet Coleman's reinstatement at VMI. The letter of Feb. 18 encloses a Letter to Editor in which he defends the Corps of Cadets against accusations that they had been harassing black citizens of Lexington, Virginia. Includes envelopes.


  • 1868

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Biographical / Historical

George T. Coleman b. 1850, Danville, Virginia; non-graduate, Virginia Military Institute Class of 1870; traveling salesman; d. 1912, Charleston, SC.

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VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450