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New Market (Va.), Battle of, 1864 -- Anniversaries, etc

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Communications and Marketing news productions [dvd], 2012 - 2014

 Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 242
Identifier: DVD242
Scope and Contents News videos produced by the VMI Office of Communication and Marketing during the period 2012-2014. Topics: Inaugural Parade, Virginia Governor McAuliffe; Air Force ROTC flight incentive final; Battle of New Market 150th anniversary; soaring; reveille and Retreat; Army ROTC FTX (10-12-2012); Corps Physical Training Building groundbreaking; Founders Day, 2013; Heritage Exhibit VMI Museum; Presidential Inaugural Parades History; NCAA Athletes Rats (Soccer and football) drill.

Communications and Marketing Office news features [dvd], 2012 - 2014

 Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 242
Identifier: DVD242
Scope and Contents Inclues: 2014 Virginia gubernatorial inaugural parade; Air Force ROTC flight incentive; 150th anniversary of Battle of New Market; soaring; reveille and retreat; Army ROTC FTX Oct. 2012; Corps Physical Training Facility groundbreaking. May 2014; Founders Day 2013; Heritage Exhibit at Museum; Ppresidential inaugural parades history; NCAA soccer and football Rats drill

George S. Patton compositions

 Item
Identifier: MS-0253
Scope and Contents The collection contains one essay and three poems by George S. Patton. The essay (2 pages), ca. 1903, discusses the significance of the VMI Corps' participation in the Battle of New Market (May 1864) and the New Market ceremony; it was probably written during the year Patton attended VMI or shortly thereafter. The typescript original poems are entitled "A Dream" (written in France, 1917, "God of Battles", and "Fear"; the latter two are signed by Patton.

George S. Plants collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four items relating primarily to the Virginia Military Institute cadetship (1904-1906) of George Sands Plants. Included are Plants's cadet account book, listing VMI expenses 1904-1906; a notebook containing popular VMI football yells, circa 1905; one letter (May 14, 1905) from Plants to his parents concerning the Mess Hall fire and mentioning the upcoming New Market Day ceremony; and one letter from Plants's classmate Jesse P. Jarvis, dated July 1909.

Jennings Wise Photograph Album, 1913-1914

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Containing images of the VMI Cadet Battery and of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of New Market, Virginia.

John L. Tunstall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0181
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers (5 items) of Cadet John L. Tunstall. Includes one letter from Cadet Tunstall to his mother, in which he describes the cermonies marking the second anniversary of the Battle of New Market (including the reinterment of 5 of the cadets killed at New Market), recalls the horror of the war, and mentions visit of Robert E. Lee to Stonewall Jackson's gravesite; 2 notebooks containing VMI Class notes (Engineering); one photograph album containing ca. 33 images of...