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William N. Radford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0380
Scope and Contents Two items. One telegram, dated May 16, 1864, sent by Cadet William N. Radford to his father after the Battle of New Market. Radford states that "I escaped unhurt in the fight yesterday.." One holograph note, May 15, 1864, from Cadet William M. Chalmers to his mother; states that he is unhurt after the battle. Chalmers later married Radford's sister.

William T. Yarbrough Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0421
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five letters documenting Civil War cadet life (October 1863-May 1864), written by Cadet William T. Yarbrough, VMI Class of 1867. Yarbrough was a member of the New Market Corps who did not take part in the battle due to ill health (he was left at VMI with the guard detail). The letters, addressed to his parents, include references to academics, uniforms, flirting with local girls, and family concerns. The letter dated May 18, 1864 briefly mentions the fact that the...

Willis O. Harris Collection

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Identifier: MS-0478
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter from New Market Cadet Willis O. Harris (Class of 1867), written from VMI on April 17th, 1864. Although primarily containing comments on family news, Harris does mention the uncertainty of whether or not the Corps will be called into the Army and expresses his wish to "have the credit of contributing to the common cause before peace is declared." Less than a month later Harris participated as a cadet in the Battle of New Market. Other documents in the...

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1 Arnold, Laura Ann Jackson, 1826-1911
1 Atwill, Samuel F. (Samuel Francis), 1846-1864
1 Bagnall, John S. (John Seldon), 1844-1922
1 Barton Family
1 Barton, Bolling W. (Bolling Walter), 1845-1924
1 Barton, Charles M. (Charles Marshall), 1836-1862
1 Barton, Randolph, 1844-1921
1 Berkeley, Edmund, 1847-1906
1 Black, William Johnson, 1845-1935
1 Blackburn, Tom, 1834-1854
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1 Brannon, John, 1822-1901
1 Breedlove, James W. (James Winchester), 1843-1889
1 Chaffin, Richard B. (Richard Booker), 1844-1902
1 Chalmers, William M. (William Murray), 1845-1895
1 Cochran, Farmer D.
1 Crichton, John A. (John Ashton), 1845-1880
1 Crim, Eliza Clinedinst, 1838-1931
1 Damron, Christopher
1 Davis, Thomas B. (Thomas Bowker), 1842-1864
1 Davis, Thomas D. (Thomas Dixon), 1843-1925
1 Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917
1 Flannagan, William W. (William Walker), 1843-1923
1 Galt, William, 1841-1864
1 Gatewood, Andrew C. L. (Andrew Cameron Lewis), 1843-1919
1 Gibbons, Alfred Ringgold
1 Gilham, William, 1818-1872
1 Haigh, Charles Thomas, 1845-1864
1 Hanna, John F. (John Francis), 1843-1885
1 Harden, James A. (James Abel), 1841-1927
1 Harris, Willis O. (Willis Overton), 1847-1911
1 Hubard, William J. (William James), 1845-1917
1 Hundley, Charles B. (Charles Buckler), 1846-1908
4 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
1 Jefferson, Thomas G. (Thomas Garland)
1 Johnson Family
1 Johnson, Francis S. (Francis Smith), 1847-1902
1 Johnson, Mortimer H. (Mortimer Howell), 1815-1889
1 Johnson, Porter, 1845-1917
1 Langhorne, Jacob K. (Jacob Kent), 1845-1863
1 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
1 Lewis, Norborne C. (Norborne Clark), 1846-1905
1 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
1 Merritt, James L. (James Love), 1845-1911
1 Morgan family
1 Morgan, Joseph B.
1 Morgan, Patrick H. (Patrick Henry), 1844-1917
1 Nalle, G. B. Wallace (Gustavus Brown Wallace), 1846-1926
1 Nalle, Philip Pendleton
1 Overton, Archibald W. (Archibald Waller), 1845-1920
1 Perkins, Louisa Henderson
1 Pizzini, Andrew, 1846-1913
1 Prince, Joseph B. (Joseph Brown), 1844-1903
1 Radford, William N. (William Norvell), 1846-1872
1 Randolph, Norwood B. (Norwood Beverley), 1849-1874
1 Reid, James H. (James Henry), 1845-1921
1 Robinson, Thomas B. (Thomas Beverly), 1836-1895
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1 Roller, John E. (John Edwin), 1844-1917
1 Royster, Lawrence, 1841-1914
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1 Rutherford, Robert H. (Robert Henderson), 1844-1863
1 Shields, John H. (John Hardy), 1846-1875
1 Shoemaker, John J.
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2 Shriver, Samuel S. (Samuel Sprigg), 1843-1881
2 Smith, Edward H. (Edward Harvie), 1845-1912
2 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
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1 Snodgrass, John B. (John Breathed), 1843-1908
1 Stanard, Jaqueline Beverly, 1845-1864
1 Stevenson, Maria C.
1 Stevenson, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), 1841-?
1 Tate, Thomas G.
1 Taylor, Murray F. (Murray Forbes), 1843-1909
1 Tredway, Thomas B. (Thomas Booker), 1844-1863
1 Triplett, John R. (John Richards), 1845-1882
1 Veitch, Wilberforce, 1846-1921
1 Walker, Samuel T., 1830-1863
1 Wiginton, John B.
2 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
1 Witt, James E. (James Etchison), 1845-1936
1 Yarbrough, William T. (William Tilton), 1846-1895
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