Thomas A. Stevenson papers
Thomas A. Stevenson papers, 5 items. Including three letters (1860 Nov. 20; 1861 Feb. 23 and April 19) from Cadet Stevenson (known as Andrew) to his sister Maria, in which he discusses the possibility of war, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and war preparation activities at VMI following the announcement of Virginia's secession. The papers also include one Confederate War Department visitor's pass (1861 Nov. 11) allowing Maria Stevenson to travel to Norfolk; and one letter (27 March 1862) introducing Cadet Stevenson to Major Taylor and recommending him for drillmaster duties.
- 1860 - 1862
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Biographical / Historical
Thomas Andrew Stevenson b. 1841 Richmond, VA; VMI Class of 1864; Sgt., 8th Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA; lawyer in Missouri after the war; date of death unknown.