Thomas Tredway letter
One letter (1862 February 17) from Cadet Thomas B. Tredway to his father, William Marshall Tredway of Chatham, VA. Thomas discusses VMI's daily academic routine, the food served to cadets (beef, molasses, bread and butter), regulations, and mentions that the cadets have offered their services to Governor John Letcher.
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Biographical / Historical
Thomas Booker Tredway, b. 1844 Danville, VA; VMI Class of 1865; Sgt. Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA; killed at Gettysburg, July 1863.
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