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Oscar Weisiger Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0285
Scope and Contents This detailed letter provides an eyewitness account of the last days of the Civil War in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy. Oscar Weisiger, a long-time city resident and businessman, describes the evacuation of the city, the extensive fires, the occupation of the city by federal troops and the troops' treatment of former slaves, the problems he faces in attempting to reestablish his mercantile business, and a discussion of his relationship with northern creditors. The letter is...

Wilberforce Veitch document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0041
Scope and Contents Leave of absence document issued to Cadet Wilberforce Veitch (VMI Class of 1867). Issued from VMI's temporary headquarters at the Alms House in Richmond, Virginia on April 3, 1865, when the Corps was disbanded during the evacuation of the city.

William A. Garbutt scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0482
Scope and Contents Virginia Military Institute (VMI) scrapbook, 1929-1930, compiled by Cadet William A. Garbutt, Class of 1933. Garbutt attended for one year. Includes photographs of cadet life, classmates, buildings; newspaper clippings, and memorabilia.

William A. Hopkins cadet scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet William A. Hopkins during the years 1921-1925. Contains autographs and nicknames of classmates, items concerning athletic events, photographs; dance programs and other VMI mementos.

William A. Irvine notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0269
Scope and Contents Notebook compiled by VMI Cadet William A. Irvine, 1888-1889. Contains poetry (copied and original), sketches, programs from the Lexington Minstrel Club and the VMI Minstrel Club.

William A. Moncure collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0170
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of William A. Moncure, including 8 drawings completed as class exercises while he was a VMI cadet; the bible presented to him upon his graduation from VMI by Superintendent Francis H. Smith; a map of Caroline Co., Virginia (oversized).

William A. Tidwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0426
Scope and Contents The collection includes 4 routine letters (1965-1968) from General William Westmoreland to Tidwell; Tidwell's Legion of Merit citation and certificate, awarded for his service as Chief of the Reconnaissance and Photographic Intelligence Division in Vietnam, 1964-1965; other certificates and citations; and 3 photographs.

William B. Cochran papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0512-Oversized
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Brigadier General William Burr Cochran, VMI Class of 1888. Includes corrspondence; photographs; unpublished biographical essay "Reminiscences of Camp Life During the World War", misc. other items (e.g. instructions for "final German Figures", a formal VMI dance).

William B. Dunbar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0443
Scope and Contents The papers consist of incoming correspondence and postcards, 1916-1945, written by various friends and family members to Dunbar. The letters that date from the period of his cadetship include occasional reference to VMI events.

William Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0053
Overview The papers consist largely of manuscripts (drafts, galleys, proofs), notes, and other research material relating to Couper's interest in the history of Lexington and Rockbridge County (Virginia), the Virginia Military Institute, and the Shenandoah Valley. Other topics include the construction of Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 1917, and General Stonewall Jackson.

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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
10 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
11 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)
44 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
34 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
20 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Francis L. (Francis Lee), 1845-1916
2 Smith, Otis D. (Otis David), 1913-1992
6 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.
3 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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