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Virginia Military Institute -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Visitors petition to the Congress of the Confederate States, 1863-09-03

Scope and Contents

Petition from the VMI Board of Visitors requesting the Congress to allow cadets who turned eighteen while enrolled at VMI to complete their studies and thus be exempt from conscription law.

Excerpt: "It is proer t state that the Board of Visitors are careful to guard as far as possible against the admission of any whose aim is only to escape from Military Service in the field."

Confederate Bonds Purchased by VMI, 1863

 File — Folder Confederate Bonds: [aspace.2550.Folder.Confederate Bonds]
Scope and Contents Confederate bond documents. These bonds were purchased by VMI in 1863

Letter of appointment to VMI for Samuel J. F. Tebbs, 1862-01-01

Scope and Contents Letter appointing Samuel S. F. Tebbs as a cadet in the Virginia Military Institute. He was a member of the Class of 1865.