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Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1860-1869

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary and account book, 1862-1865

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/386

William J. Black Civil War diary and VMI account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the one volume diary of Confederate soldier William J. Black. The diary entries date from October 1864 to January 1865, written while Black was serving in Captain John J. Shoemaker's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery. Included are brief accounts of various skirmishes and the Battle of Cedar Creek, and campsites and positions that are recorded daily.Following the diary entries are copies of two of Shoemaker's reports detailing Battery activities, dated...