Thomas T. Munford collection
Miscellaneous papers of Thomas T. Munford, including three personal letters from Munford: 1861 April 18 to Charles Ellis, discussing the outbreak of war; 1864 May 9 to George P. Tayloe, his father-in-law, discussing the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House; May 21 1865 to Sallie Munford, his niece, expressing sadness caused by the South's defeat. Other papers include a photostat of Munford's Special Orders No. 6 dated 1865 April 25; the architecture textbook used by Munford during his cadetship at VMI, including his original sketches and annotations; 11 receipts, showing payments of Col. George W. Munford to Col. Claudius Crozet for schooling of his sons, 1845-1847.
- 1845 - 1865
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Biographical / Historical
Thomas Taylor Munford, b. 1831, Richmond, Virginia; VMI Class of 1852; planter & farmer; Brig. Gen., Confederate Army; died 1918 in Uniontown, AL.
- Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864
- Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864
- Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet drawings
- Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1850-1859
- Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1852
- Virginia Military Institute -- Curricula