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Andrew Langstaff Johnston Letter

Identifier: MS-0236
One letter, ca. 1871, written from VMI by Cadet Johnston, Class of 1872, to his mother. The bulk of the letter concerns family matters.


  • ca. 1871, February 21


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Biographical / Historical

Andrew Langstaff Johnston from Richmond, VA. Civil and electrical engineer. Built first electric street railway to operate successfully (in Richmond, VA). Died May 17, 1901. He was the nephew of George K. Macon, VMI Class of 1866.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450