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Soldiers -- Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A. Meyer Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0442
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter from Confederate cavalry soldier A. (possibly Andrew) Meyer, dated October 17, 1863, written from Headquarters, Department of East Tennessee, Abingdon, Virginia. The letter is addressed to Mrs. Mary Taylor Fulton, the widow of the Reverend Creed Fulton and the Mother of VMI New Market Cadet Charles M. Fulton (VMI Class of 1867). Mrs. Fulton was living at Rich Valley, Smythe County, Virginia. The letter concerns Meyer's request to leave his horse on the...

Alexander S. (Sandie) Pendleton Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0412
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of Pendleton's miscellaneous Civil War papers, including military orders and dispatches directed to Gen. Richard S. Ewell and others; a note from Pendleton to his father concerning the death of General Stonewall Jackson in May 1863; a request for a leave of absence, and other documents.

Alfred D. Barksdale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 8 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Civil War commission document, 1861 May 9

 Item
Scope and Contents Commission document appointing Samuel Garland, Jr. Colonel in the Virginia Volunteer Forces. The document is signed by Governor John Letcher. Endorsement on verso by Lewis B. Butler, Justice of the Peace for Prince William County, certifying that Garland took various prescribed oaths.

Civil War commission document, 1861 May 9

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1760

Jacob K. Langhorne Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0361
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 17 Civil War letters (dated September 1862 to May 1863) from Jacob K. Langhorne to various members of his family. These letters were written during his VMI cadetship and his service in the Confederate Army with the 2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Topics include cadet life, family matters, and camp life.

Lawson Botts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0064
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War papers, including letter of commission, a promotion order, an order to assume duties of Provost Marshall in Winchester, Virginia, a letter to Captain O'Brien complaining about shortage of rations, a furlough request, and a receipt.

Samuel Garland Civil War commission document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0118
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one commission document, dated May 9, 1861, appointing Samuel Garland, Jr. Colonel in the Virginia Volunteer Forces. The document is signed by Governor John Letcher. Endorsement on verso by Lewis B. Butler, Justice of the Peace for Prince William County, certifying that Garland took various prescribed oaths.

Samuel H. Craun papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0372
Scope and Contents Papers consist of 10 miscellaneous documents, 1862-1864, from Craun's military service. Included are receipts; orders regarding foraging and picking up prisoners; ordnance list for Co. H., 12th Virginia Cavalry. 1 receipt dated 1857.

William D. Stuart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0108
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of the Civil War papers (60 items), 1861-1863, of Colonel William Dabney Stuart. The papers contain: Correspondence to and from various Confederate Army officers Morning and guard reports Military orders Invoices and receipts documenting William D. Stuart's brief service with the 15th Virginia Infantry Regiment and his command of the 56th Virginia Infantry Regiment Other items include letters of recommendation...