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

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to John W. C. Watson, 1868 September 17

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Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1564

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 June 8

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

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 May 18

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards war activities in Staunton, Virginia, the march back to VMI, and general news about the war.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 May 1

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to go to Staunton, Virginia to reinforce General Stonewall Jackson.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 April 29

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards cadet preparations for war after the news "came that the Yankees were about entering Staunton." Letter also mentions that General Stonewall Jackson is "keeping us [VMI cadets] as a reserve body" and that John B. Snodgrass is actively working to resign from VMI.

Letter to Katherine Snodgrass-Boyd, 1862 February 22

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards poor weather, the inaguration of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, French studies, 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 29

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1405