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Philip A. Fitzhugh papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0067
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, bulk dating from cadetship. Include six letters from Fitzhugh to his brother containing references to cadet life (graduation; hazing "plebes"; death of Henry C. Reid, Class of 1846; Washington College students, called "minks"); handwritten issue of a cadet newspaper called "The Royal Caroline", dated March 21, 1846; VMI letter of appointment and two grades reports; invitation to Society of Cadets meeting; medical school speech; letter to Fitzhugh from Henry T. Lee...

Raleigh E. Colston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0386
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two items. One letter of recommendation (ALS, July 7, 1866) written by General Robert E. Lee on behalf of General Colston. One volume, ca. 100 pages"Report on the Northern and Central Kordofan" (Cairo: printing Office of the General Staff, 1878); attached to this book are photographs of Colston wearing his Egyptian Army uniform, ca. 1878, and of Major H. G. Prout, Col. Egyptian Army; and miscellaneous other reports, 1878-1876.

William J. Green letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0155
Scope and Contents One letter (September 10, 1843) from Cadet Green to his father. Green describes, in detail, the Corps' march to Rockbridge Alum, Warm, Hot, and White Sulphur Springs.

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1 Colston, Raleigh Edward, 1825-1896
1 Fitzhugh, Philip A. (Philip Aylett), 1824-1908
1 Green, William J. (William James), 1825-1862
1 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
1 Powell, Daniel L. (Daniel Lee), 1826-1871