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John R. Triplett letter

Identifier: MS-0367
One letter from Cadet Triplett to his cousin, dated October 11, 1863. Discusses difficulty of having new shoes made because of the scarcity of leather.


  • 1863


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Biographical / Historical

John R. Triplett, b. 1845, Richmond, Virginia; member VMI Class of 1866; New Market cadet; resigned cadetship on Feb. 1, 1865 to enter Confederate Army; after war worked in iron industry; d. 1882.

Physical Location

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Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450