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

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Francis H. Smith to Samuel B. Atwill, 1864 July 28-29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lextingon, Virginia. Superintendent Francis H. Smith wrote this letter to notify the Atwill family of Samuel F. Atwill's death.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 August 28

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Scope and Contents Letter written from "Camp Jackson." Letter regards a trip to Staunton, Virginia, the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to reinforce Stonewall Jackson, and family matters.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 April 24

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards finances, potential for battle, and a request to resign and join the Army.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 March 22

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards winter weather, cadet life, fortifications of VMI, and a desire to enter the Army.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards general news about the war and family matters.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards cadet preparations for war after the news "came that the Yankees were about entering Staunton." Letter also mentions that General Stonewall Jackson is "keeping us [VMI cadets] as a reserve body" and that John B. Snodgrass is actively working to resign from VMI.

Letter to Mildred S. Stanard, 1864 April 8

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards family matters, a desire to join the Army, and cadet life.