Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1840-1849
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Address Delivered by Rev. D. Caldwell before the Bible Society of the Virginia Military Institute, 1843-02
Address of Dr. Adam Empie, to the Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, in St. James' Church, Richmond, 1842-01-06
Alexander S. Brown letters
Scope and Contents Two letters from Washington College student Alexander S. Brown to his sister, dated 1846 September 20 and 1848 September 7. The 1848 letter mentions the Cincinnati military class, in which Washington College students participated in military training conducted by VMI staff. he second letter expresses his dissatisfaction with the College and a desire to transfer to another school.
An Address delivered before the Cadets Bible Society by Pike Powers, Esq, 1848-05-01
Cadet John B. Strange letter, 1840 [digital]
Cadet Thomas Moncure Letter, 1849
Scope and Contents Letter, 1849 September 19, from Cadet Thomas J. Moncure (VMI Class of 1853) to his father, William A. Moncure, written while he was a fourth classman ("rat") at VMI.
Cadet Thomas Moncure Letter [Digital]
Identifier: MS0468. Digital
Charles A. Derby Papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...
Charles Derby, Virginia Military Institute cadet correspondence
Scope and Contents
All letters were written by Charles Derby unless noted otherwise.
Charles Derby, Virginia Military Institute cadet correspondence. [digital]