Alfred Gibbons Letter
Letter from Cadet Alfred R. Gibbons to his father, dated December 22, 1863. Discusses Corps being called out on a march in response to Union Army troop movements; misc. aspects of cadet life.
- December 22, 1863
- Gibbons, Alfred Ringgold (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Born 1846; non-graduate, VMI Class of 1867 (at VMI 21 August 1863-29 January 1864); Enlisted in 1st GA Cavalry March 1864. Living in Tulsa, Oklahoma 1910; died Shelbina, Missouri 1932. See rare book collection for his The Recollections of An Old Confederate Soldier (1913). Two brothers, Simeon and William, also attended VMI.