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George W. Rouss collection

Identifier: MS-0077
This collection consists of three letters (dated November 14-15, 1893) pertaining to cadet George W. Rouss's decision to run away from VMI. Included is a letter from Rouss to his father (Milton Rouss, Class of 1863) in which he explains his actions.


  • 1893 November 14-15


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Manuscript Collections in the VMI Archives are made available for noncommercial educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.


3 items

Biographical / Historical

George W. Rouss was born in 1876 near Kabletown, West Virginia. He graduated VMI in 1897 and went on to be a farmer. He died in 1922 and is buried in Winchester, Virginia.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450