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Daniel L. Powell letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0076
This collection consists of two letters. One letter (dated July 15, 1844) from Henry T. Lee (Class of 1845 and Daniel Powell's uncle) to cadets Fitzhugh and Keeling, requesting that they treat Powell with kindness. The other letter (dated August 22, 1846) is from cadet Powell to his mother, describing guard duty at "Camp Crozet," the purchase of clothing, and family news.

Dates

  • 1844-1846

Creator

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

2 items

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Lee Powell was born in 1826 in Winchester, Virginia. He graduated VMI in 1847 and went on to be a teacher. He died in 1871 in Winchester.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
540-464-7516