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Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1866

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Barton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the miscellaneous papers of three members of the Barton family who attended VMI during the mid-19th century. Papers relating to Cadet Charles M. Barton (VMI Class of 1856) include a letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Other Charles Barton material is found in a notebook (ca. 250 pages)...

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

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

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1073

Letter from Frank to Bolling W. Barton, 1864 January 18

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Richmond, Virginia. Letter requests that Bolling W. Barton look after "Mr. Rutherford," a cadet soon to be entering VMI.

Letter to Samuel B. Atwill, 1862 September 2-3

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards exams, a request for money, and a story of students vying for the attention of a professor's "prettie daughters."

Letter to Samuel B. Atwill, 1862 September 2-3

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1065/rec/2