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Isaac Norval Baker Civil War Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0357
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an original manuscript fragment (ca. 12 pages) and typewritten transcription (21 pages) describing Isaac Norval Baker's Civil War service as a Private in the Confederate Army's 18th Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Baker's language is descriptive and lively, and the account includes many vignettes that provide insight into the lives of both soldiers and civilians. The narrative covers the period June 1863-April 1865; topics include camp life, wartime hardships, battles...

Bank of Virginia document

 Item
Identifier: MS-0057
Scope and Contents One bank document, issued on August 4, 1840 from the Buchanan office of the Bank of Virginia to Jacob M. Ruff, Proctor of Washington College. The notice states that Ruff, as co-signer for J. W. Pettigrew who cannot make payment, is responsible for repaying the sum of $825.

Barton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the miscellaneous papers of three members of the Barton family who attended the Virginia Military Institute during the mid-19th century. Papers relating to Cadet Charles M. Barton (VMI Class of 1856) include a letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Other Charles Barton material is found in a...

Benjamin Bowering Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0122-Oversized
Contents Note Collection consists of the original manuscript score of the VMI Spirit (the official song of the Virginia Military Institute), written by Benjamin Bowering while he was as Assistant Professor at VMI in 1916. The manuscript is 10.5" x 12.5", with composition in pencil and annotations by the composer. The collection also includes on typescript letter (March 16, 1935) from Bowering to VMI's Librarian Nellie Gibbs, in which he explains the history of the song.

Benjamin F. Oakes Civil War Letter

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Identifier: MS-0392
Scope and Contents One letter (December 13, 1864) from Union soldier Capt. Benjamin F. Oakes of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery to J. G. Richardson. The letter was written from "in the field" near Petersburg, Virginia. Oakes describes in detail the destruction of the Weldon Railroad by Union troops and the burning buildings in Sussex Courthouse. VA. Oakes was originally from Old Town, Maine and resided post-war in East Tawas, Michigan.

Benjamin Holliday Civil War Parole Document

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Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents One parole document releasing Confederate soldier Benjamin Holliday from Point Lookout (MD) prison. On reverse is oath of allegiance to the United States signed by Holliday.

Benjamin Huger, Jr. incoming correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0515
Scope and Contents Letters received by Benjamin Huger, Jr., VMI Class of 1934, primarily from female friends attending other schools. The bulk were received while he was a cadet. Represented schools include Duke University (Womens College) and St. Annes secondary school in Charlottesville, VA. Topics are largely personal and social, with references to events and life at the various schools, popular culture, and current events. represented.

Benjamin West Clinedinst papers

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Identifier: MS-0242
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1905-1931, between artist Benjamin West Clinedinst and various members of the Virginia Military Institute administration and Alumni Association. Much of it concerns Clinedinst's New Market Battle painting, which was unveiled at VMI in 1914 and hangs in VMI's Jackson Memorial Hall. The papers also include a subject file concerning the artist's painting of post-Civil War VMI faculty.

Bennet A. Meyers scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-0312
Scope and Contents Scrapbook (1925-1929) compiled by VMI Cadet Bennet A. Meyers, Class of 1929. Includes photographs, autographs of cadets, memorabilia (dance programs, printed material)

Beriah Magoffin map, "Klondike and Indian River Gold Districts" [reproduction]

 Item
Identifier: MS-0416
Scope and Contents Reproduction of an 1898 map of the "Klondike and Indian River Gold Districts" drawn by civil and mining engineer Beriah Magoffin, Jr. (Virginia Military Institute Class of 1893). The map measures approximately 14 inches x 16 inches. The original map is located at the University of Alaska.

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24 Account Books
12 Certificates
6 Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863
40 Correspondence
22 Diaries
6 Diplomas
10 Drawings (visual works)
6 Generals -- Confederate States of America
8 Generals -- United States
8 Generals -- United States -- Biography
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7 Letters of recommendation
9 Lexington (Va.) -- History
9 Lexington (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
9 Maps
6 Memoirs
11 Military commissions
9 Military maps
18 Military records
6 New Market (Va.), Battle of, 1864
41 New Market Cadets
16 Notebooks
26 Photographs
10 Poetry
6 Publications
47 Scrapbooks
6 Soldiers -- Confederate States of America
15 Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence
9 Soldiers -- Virginia
28 Soldiers -- Virginia -- Correspondence
6 Soldiers -- Virginia -- Diaries
8 Speeches, addresses, etc.
7 United States -- Army -- Officers
26 United States -- Army -- Officers -- Biography
6 United States -- Army -- Reserve Officers' Training Corps
20 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
8 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Home life
10 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea
11 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
18 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
6 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
7 United States -- Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography
9 United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces
10 Vietnam War (1961-1975)
43 Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
14 Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
24 Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 19th century
12 Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 20th century
13 Virginia Military Institute -- Administration
84 Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Biography
8 Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Publications
51 Virginia Military Institute -- Athletics
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Board of Visitors
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc
19 Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Photographs
17 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1880-1889
30 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1910-1919
47 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1920-1929
26 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet compositions -- Poetry
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet compositions -- Prose
22 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet drawings
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1840-1849
32 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1850-1859
49 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1860-1869
43 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1861-1865
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1870-1879
17 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1890-1899
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1900-1909
28 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1930-1939
12 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1940-1949
10 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 19th century
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 20th century
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 21st century
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1852
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1856
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1864
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1865
15 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1866
24 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1867
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1894
8 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1914
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1921
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1932
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1933
26 Virginia Military Institute -- Curricula
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty
10 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Anecdotes
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Biography
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Papers
8 Virginia Military Institute -- History
33 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- 19th century
17 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- 20th century
29 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
47 Virginia Military Institute -- Photographs
56 Virginia Military Institute -- Scrapbooks
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Social life and customs
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Special Events
7 Winchester (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
15 World War (1914-1918)
29 World War (1939-1945)
9 World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
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Names
1 Adams, Gordon B.
1 Adams, Lottie P. (Lottie Putnam)
1 Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852
1 Adams, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1841-1896
1 Addison, William M. (William Marlborough), 1898-1986
1 Albert, Eddie
2 Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1851-1930
2 Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862
4 Blackburn, Tom, 1834-1854
2 Bowering, Benjamin, 1894-1952
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2 Brooke, George M., Jr.
3 Bunting, Josiah, III, 1939-
2 Burress, Withers A. (Withers Alexander), 1894-1977
2 Clinedinst, B. West (Benjamin West), 1860-1931
2 Cochran, John L. (John Lynn), 1863-1887
4 Cocke, William H. (William Horner), 1874-1938
2 Conner, Albert Z., 1943-
3 Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884
2 Crim, Eliza Clinedinst, 1838-1931
5 Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864
2 Dooley, Edwin L., 1942-
3 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
3 Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872
3 Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917
2 Fife, William E. (William Estill), 1834-1891
2 Finklehoffe, Fred Franklin
2 Fulkerson, Abram, 1834-1902
2 Gibbs, Nellie Tracy, 1868-1948
2 Gilham, William, 1818-1872
2 Hardin, Mark B. (Mark Bernard), 1838-1916
2 Hunter, David
2 Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887
6 Irby, Richard L., 1918-2002
23 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
2 Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
2 Jordan, John, 1777-1854
7 Kilbourne, Charles E. (Charles Evans), 1872-1963
3 Knapp, John W.
11 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
3 Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942
5 Letcher, John, 1813-1884
2 Letcher, Samuel H. (Samuel Houston), 1848-1914
2 Lincoln, Percy M. (Percy Marsh), 1931-
3 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
4 Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
4 Marshall, Richard J., 1895-1973
3 McCarthy, Frank, 1912-1986
2 McDowell, James, 1795-1851
6 Milton, William H. (William Hammond), 1900-1984
2 Monks, John Cherry
2 Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916
7 Nichols, E. W. (Edward West), 1858-1927
2 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1833-1864
2 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1856-1927
4 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945
2 Patton, Waller T. (Waller Tazewell), 1835-1863
3 Peay, J. H. Binford, III
2 Pendleton, Alexander Swift, 1840-1864
3 Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
2 Pizzini, Andrew, 1846-1913
2 Pollard, Richard, 1829-1908
2 Powell, Daniel L. (Daniel Lee), 1826-1871
3 Preston, John Thomas Lewis, 1811-1890
2 Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897
2 Royster, Lawrence, 1841-1914
5 Shell, George R. E., 1908-1996
9 Shipp, Scott, 1839-1917
2 Shriver, Samuel S. (Samuel Sprigg), 1843-1881
2 Sinclair, Richard B. (Richard Bain), 1908-1996
2 Slaughter, Philip P. (Philip Peyton), 1834-1893
2 Smith, Edward H. (Edward Harvie), 1845-1912
19 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Francis L. (Francis Lee), 1845-1916
2 Smith, Otis D. (Otis David), 1913-1992
5 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
2 Stanard, Jaqueline Beverly, 1845-1864
2 Taliaferro, Warner T. (Warner Throckmorton), 1874-1890
2 Terrill, James B. (James Barbour), 1838-1864
2 Tobey, Nelson W. (Nelson Whitney), 1916-2009
2 Tompkins, George J., Jr.
2 VMI Research Laboratories, Inc.
2 Virginia Military Institute. Alumni Association
6 Virginia Military Institute. Board of Visitors
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Chemistry
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
4 Virginia Military Institute. Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of History
2 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Physics and Astronomy
3 Virginia Military Institute. Library
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of Communications and Marketing
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Commandant
3 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Finance, Administration, and Support
18 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Superintendent.
3 Walker, Sam S.
2 Wiegand, William E. (William Edward), 1853-1928
2 Williamson family
6 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
2 Wise family
2 Wise, Jennings C. (Jennings Cropper), 1881-1968
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