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New Market Cadets

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Telegraph fragment, 1864 May 16

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/896

Telegraph from H. M. Bell to William H. Chapman , 1864 May 16

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Staunton, Virginia. Telegraph regards Jaqueline Beverly Stanard's death at New Market.

Telegraph from S. Yates to William H. Chapman, 1864 May 16

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Scope and Contents Written from Staunton, Virginia. Telegraph regards the death of Jaqueline Beverly Stanard and the location of his body.

Transcription The Southern Telegraph Companies.
Received at Orange CH, May 16, 1864
From Staunton. To W. H. Chapman
Cadet Stanards body is at New Market I presume.
S. Yates



Telegraph from S. Yates to William H. Chapman, 1864 May 16

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/895

Thomas M. Rutherfoord papers

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Identifier: MS-0179
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, 8 items, of Thomas M. Rutherfoord. The papers include a paroled prisoner's pass, dated 1865 April 10, from Appomattox Court House; two letters, 1907 and 1911, from Andrew Pizzini, Jr. (VMI Class of 1865 & New Market Cadet); & other documents (1906-1907), primarily concerned with Confederate veterans' activities.

Thomas W. White document

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Identifier: MS-0183
Scope and Contents One commission document appointing Thomas W. White a Second Lieutenant in the Abingdon Virginia Militia. The document is dated 1863 June 27 and signed by Governor John Letcher.

VMI Archives Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VMI Photographs Collection
Scope and Contents The VMI Archives is the official repository for the Institute's collection of permanently maintained photographs. The earliest date from the 1840's and the most recent are digital photos from the current academic year. New items are added regularly.

See our photographs digital collection for online access

William J. Hubard notebook

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Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a one volume notebook compiled in 1862 by VMI cadet William J. Hubard. The bulk of the volume contains poetry and mementos. There are also two diary entries. The poetry includes The Six Plebes and The Old Gray Coat by Sara Henderson Smith, and several poems attributed to cadets Edward A. Rhodes, John F. Hanna, and Benjamin F. Bishop. Subjects of the verses are VMI life and regulations, including many references to faculty members (Francis H. Smith, Raleigh Colston,...

William N. Radford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0380
Scope and Contents Two items. One telegram, dated May 16, 1864, sent by Cadet William N. Radford to his father after the Battle of New Market. Radford states that "I escaped unhurt in the fight yesterday.." One holograph note, May 15, 1864, from Cadet William M. Chalmers to his mother; states that he is unhurt after the battle. Chalmers later married Radford's sister.

Willis O. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0478
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter from New Market Cadet Willis O. Harris (Class of 1867), written from VMI on April 17th, 1864. Although primarily containing comments on family news, Harris does mention the uncertainty of whether or not the Corps will be called into the Army and expresses his wish to "have the credit of contributing to the common cause before peace is declared." Less than a month later Harris participated as a cadet in the Battle of New Market. Other documents in the...