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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles T. Haigh papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one volume diary and notebook kept by VMI cadet Charles T. Haigh between 1862 and 1864. The volume provides insight into the life and concerns of a VMI cadet during the Civil War. It primarily contains poetry written by his classmates, as well as poetry by Sara Henderson Smith, the wife of VMI Superintendent, Francis H. Smith. The diary portion contains sparse entries for the period between March and May 1863. Included are occasional references to wartime cadet...

Diary and notebook, 1862-1864

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/563