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New Market (Va.), Battle of, 1864

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Eliza Clinedinst Crim correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0234
Scope and Contents Correspondence and postcards (approximately 12 items) of Eliza Clinedinst Crim "Mother of the New Market Corps." Mrs. Crim writes to Charles M. Wesson, James B. Baylor, and others; the letters contain reminiscences about the Battle of New Market and various VMI alumni. Also miscellaneous other items.

Francis H. Smith Outgoing Correspondence, 1864 May, Selected Letters. Full Text Transcriptions. [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll14/id/1013

George M. Edgar letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0094
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters. The first letter (dated May 17, 1864) is to George M. Edgar and commends him for the assistance rendered by his battalion at the Battle of New Market on May 15 of that year. The commendation was written at the direction of General Wharton. The second letter (dated 1885) is from Edgar and was written while he was President of the Arkansas Industrial University. In this letter, Edgar replies to James E. Blankenship's (VMI Class of 1852) application for a...

John L. Tunstall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0181
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers (5 items) of Cadet John L. Tunstall. Includes one letter from Cadet Tunstall to his mother, in which he describes the cermonies marking the second anniversary of the Battle of New Market (including the reinterment of 5 of the cadets killed at New Market), recalls the horror of the war, and mentions visit of Robert E. Lee to Stonewall Jackson's gravesite; 2 notebooks containing VMI Class notes (Engineering); one photograph album containing ca. 33 images of...

Letter from Francis H. Smith to Samuel B. Atwill, 1864 July 28-29

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lextingon, Virginia. Superintendent Francis H. Smith wrote this letter to notify the Atwill family of Samuel F. Atwill's death.

Letter from Francis H. Smith to Samuel B. Atwill, 1864 July 28-29

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1073

Letter, John D. Imboden to Abram Fulkerson, 1889-06-21

 Item
Scope and Contents Concerning Imboden's donation to VMI of the field glasses belonging to Union officer W. S. Lincoln of the 34th Massachusetts Infantry. Imboden recounts the events at the Battle of New Market that lead to the capture of Lincoln and the acquisition of the field glasses. Page 6 contains a note by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith pointing out an inaccuracy.

Letter to Joseph R. Anderson, Jr., 1904 July 23

 Item
Scope and Contents Autobiographical letter from Moses J. Ezekiel to VMI historian Joseph R. Anderson, Jr. Ezekiel recounts his experience as a VMI Cadet at the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864 and his post-VMI career through July 1904. He discusses caring for his classmate Thomas Jefferson, who was mortally wounded in the battle and expresses regret for missing VMI reunion at which New Market Medals were issued to veterans.

Letter to Joseph R. Anderson, Jr., 1904 July 23

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/2399

Report of Lt. Col. Scott Shipp after the Battle of New Market, Virginia. Transcription. [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll14/id/1066