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William T. Poague papers

Identifier: MS-0143
Papers, ca. 75 items, of William T. Poague. The collection includes the handwritten manuscripts of his Civil War memoirs, written in 1903 (later edited and published as the book "Gunner with Stonewall"); also includes general correspondence and letters relating to Poague's membership in Confederate veteran's organizations; battery rolls; and miscellaneous other documents.


  • 1861 - 1911


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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.


0.5 Linear Feet (ca. 75 items in one box)

Biographical / Historical

William Thomas Poague, b. 1835, Rockbridge Co., Virginia; Lt. Col., Rockbridge Artillery, CSA; Virginia Military Institute Treasurer and Military Storekeeper, 1881-1914; d. 1914, Lexington, Virginia.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450