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New Market Cadets

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel F. Atwill - Related Documents from Correspondence of Francis H. Smith [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: RG02.01/Smith/Correspondence/Atwill

Samuel F. Atwill papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0061
Scope and Contents Papers consist of two letters (1862) written by Cadet Atwill to his parents, relating anecdotes about life at VMI; one letter (July 1864) from Supt. Francis H. Smith notifying family of Atwill's death; fragment of Atwill's cadet account book. Atwill was thoughtful and religious; his letters also reflect a wonderful sense of humor---they contain amusing anecdotes about wartime cadet life, including a colorful account of cadets stealing chickens from a local farmer in order to supplement the...