James E. Tyler letter
One letter (May 14, 1846) from VMI alumnus James E. Tyler to President James K. Polk, requesting a commission in the Army or Marine Corps. Tyler mentions recommendations from Francis H. Smith and John T.L. Preston, and states that he was an "inmate" of VMI for two years.
- Tyler, James E., 1826-? (Person)
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James E. Tyler born ca. 1826; non graduate, VMI Class of 1845; from Richmond, Virginia. No post-VMI information.