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
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.
Identifier: MS0468. Digital
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...