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Confederate States of America -- Army -- Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 2nd

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob K. Langhorne Civil War papers

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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.

Letter to John A. Langhorne, 1863 May 8

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Scope and Contents Written from Ashland, Virginia. Letter regards troop movements.

Letter to John A. Langhorne, 1863 May 11

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Scope and Contents Written from Orange, Virginia. Letter regards Langhorne joining the "Wise Troop."

Letter to John A. Langhorne, 1863 June 1

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Scope and Contents Written from Culpepper, Virginia. Letter regards life at camp.

Letter to Lizzie A. Langhorne and cousin, 1863 May 18

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Scope and Contents Written from Culpepper, Virginia. Letter regards life at camp.

Letter to Margaret L. Kent, 1863 May 4

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Scope and Contents Written from "South Side James" River. Letter regards troop movements.

Letter to Margaret L. Kent, 1863 May 19

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Scope and Contents Written from Culpepper, Virginia. Letter regards life at camp. Also included is an enclosure from Thomas T. Munford (VMI Class of 1852) to Margaret L. Kent.

Thomas B. Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents The Thomas B. Davis collection contains two items. The first is a letter from Davis to his sister, Camillus Christian, dated March 22, 1863. This letter was written while Davis was a cadet at VMI. In this letter he mentions activities at VMI, Civil War news ("a considerable cavalry fight on the Rappahannock"), the unusual late snows, and provides an early use of the term rat as a reference to new cadets ("The legislature is still cutting up about our maltreating the new cadets, or as we call...