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Edmund Berkeley letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0154
One letter from Edmund Berkeley to his mother, Mary Lawson Berkeley (Williams). Edmund Berkeley has been informed of his sister's death and offers consolation to his mother. He also gives VMI news and complains about the food (early reference to "growley" a VMI slang word used for mess hall food).

Dates

  • 1863 November 26

Creator

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Extent

1 items

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Berkeley, Jr., b. 1847 Aldie, Virginia; VMI Class of 1867 and New Market cadet; railroad executive; d. 1906, Philadelphia, PA; buried Haymarket, VA.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
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