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Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1850-1859

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John F. Early Diary. Selected Entries, Full Text Transcription [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15821coll11/id/1371

John F. Early Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0012
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the letters and diary of Cadet John F. Early (b. 1830 in Lynchburg, Va.; d. 1894), who attended VMI 1848-1850. The one volume diary-notebook contains short and sporadic entries; daily routines and special events are noted; one of the earliest references to Superintendent Francis H. Smith as "Spex" (April 30, 1850); lists of cadets; room occupants; poetry of Sara Henderson Smith ("The Old Gray Coat) and others. The five letters were written to...