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Secession

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Francis H. Smith Official Correspondence. Secession Crisis Letters, 1860-1861. Transcriptions. [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: RG02.01/Smith/Correspondence/Outgoing/Secession

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie) and Samuel V. Gatewood, 1861 March 10

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses squad drill, general news, and speculates about Virginia secession and the War.

Letter to Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie) and Samuel V. Gatewood, 1861 March 10

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1860

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 January 9

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter informs his parents that he did well on his examinations and gives his class standing. The letter also mentions the secession of Florida and other states.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 December 22

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses examinations, Christmas at VMI, and the secession of South Carolina.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes the "flag raising incident," a confrontation between Lexington secessionists (including cadets), and pro-Union citizens.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes excitement among VMI cadets as Virginia decides to secede, suspension of academic duty, and cadet preparation for war.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 December 22

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1849

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1864

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1866