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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Snodgrass Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Scope and Contents Eight letters and one letter fragment from Cadet Snodgrass to his sister Katherine (Kate) Snodgrass-Boyd. All letters are dated 1862 and written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. The primary topic is the Civil War and its effect on the Snodgrass family, with occasional references to VMI. Multiple letters (see April 19, May 1, May 18) mention that Corps of Cadets has been ordered to aid General Stonewall Jackson because he is "anxious to get a shot at the enemy."

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards general news about the war and family matters.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 8

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards family matters and news of the Federals being in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the desire for the cadets to fight in the war and family matters.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 6

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards family matters and a trip with other cadets to explore a cave outside of Lexington.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 6

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1402

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1414

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 29

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1399

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 March 8

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1396