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William T. Hardy collection

Identifier: MS-0084
This collection consists of drawing exercises (bound notebook and unbound drawings) completed while William T. Hardy was a VMI cadet, and one wartime letter (dated May 12, 1864) to his wife, in which he briefly discusses battle at Spotsylvania Court House.


  • 1855-1864


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There are no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for 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.


0.25 cubic feet

Biographical / Historical

William Thomas Hardy was born in 1834 in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated VMI in 1855. During the Civil War he was Captain, Quartermaster, Confederate States Army. After the War he was a farmer and died in 1911.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450