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Secession

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Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cadet Andrew Gatewood letter, 1861 January 9

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Informs his parents that he did well on his examinations and gives his class standing; mentions secession of Florida and other states.

Cadet Andrew Gatewood letter, 1861 March 10

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Squad drill; general news; speculates about Virginia secession/war.

Cadet Andrew Gatewood letter, 1861 April 15

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Describes the "flag raising incident," a confrontation between Lexington secessionists (including cadets) and pro-Union citizens.

Cadet Andrew Gatewood letter, 1861 April 18

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Excitement among VMI cadets as Virginia decides to secede; suspension of academic duty; cadets prepare for war.

Letter, Cadet Gatewood to his parents, 1860 December 22

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To his parents. Discusses examinations, Christmas at VMI; the secession of South Carolina.