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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 of appointment to VMI for Simon Mason, 1863 December 29

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Scope and Contents Letter of appointment to VMI for Simon B. Mason, Class of 1867 and New Market Cadet.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 January 17

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards ice skating on the frozen river, attending church, academics, and demerits.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 August 28

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Scope and Contents Letter written from "Camp Jackson." Letter regards a trip to Staunton, Virginia, the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to reinforce Stonewall Jackson, and family matters.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 April 14

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virgina. Letter regards financials, family matters, and daily life at VMI.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 December 19

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards finances and daily life at VMI.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 December 23

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards march to Camp Staunton, Virginia and family matters.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 April 24

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards finances, potential for battle, and a request to resign and join the Army.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 May 9

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards return to VMI, family matters, cadet life, and suspension of academic duties to honor the anniversary Stonewall Jackson's death.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 March 22

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards winter weather, cadet life, fortifications of VMI, and a desire to enter the Army.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 January 3

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards family matters, Christmas dinner, cadet life, and finances.