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George M. Edgar letters

Identifier: MS-0094
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first letter (dated May 17, 1864) is to George M. Edgar and commends him for the assistance rendered by his battalion at the Battle of New Market on May 15 of that year. The commendation was written at the direction of General Wharton. The second letter (dated 1885) is from Edgar and was written while he was President of the Arkansas Industrial University. In this letter, Edgar replies to James E. Blankenship's (VMI Class of 1852) application for a...

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  • Subject: Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1856 X
  • Names: Edgar, George M. (George Mathews), 1837-1913 X