Edmund Berkeley letter
One letter (November 26, 1863) from Cadet Edmund Berkeley to his mother. 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).
- November 26, 1863
- Berkeley, Edmund, 1847-1906 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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.
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.