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John S. Bagnall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0219
Miscellaneous papers (seven items) of John S. Bagnall who fought at the Battle of New Market. Included are two letters (dated 1921) from Eliza Clinedinst Crim, the New Market resident who came to the assistance of wounded cadets after the Battle of New Market. The letter of April 20 mentions cadet Moses Ezekiel caring for the mortally wounded cadet Thomas Jefferson. The collection also includes an 1862 VMI grade report, two receipts for payment of tuition and diploma, and an envelope containing two of Bagnall's calling cards.

Dates

  • 1862-1921

Creator

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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.

Extent

7 items

Biographical / Historical

John Seldon Bagnall was born in 1844 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was a VMI cadet, Class of 1865 and New Market cadet. Later in life he became a cotton broker. Bagnall died in 1922 in Norfolk.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
540-464-7516