Smith Family letter
One letter (March 1, 1856) from VMI's Superintendent Francis H. Smith to the mother of Cadet John J. Smith, in which he discusses Cadet Smith's religious awakening.
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Biographical / Historical
John Jaquelin Smith, b. 1837, Alexandria, VA; VMI Class of 1857; staff officer, CSA; businessman in New York City after the war; d. 1895, Morrisstown, NJ.