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Memoirs

 Subject
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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Norval Baker Civil War Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0357
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an original manuscript fragment (ca. 12 pages) and typewritten transcription (21 pages) describing Isaac Norval Baker's Civil War service as a Private in the Confederate Army's 18th Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Baker's language is descriptive and lively, and the account includes many vignettes that provide insight into the lives of both soldiers and civilians. The narrative covers the period June 1863-April 1865; topics include camp life, wartime hardships, battles...

C. Barrett Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0418
Contents Note Letters (34 items) of Marine Corps Lieutenant C. Barrett Graham (VMI Class of 1967). The letters were written to his parents and other family members, primarily during his tour of duty in Vietnam, 1968-1969. Graham served as a rifle platoon commander based at An Hoa (F Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines) and subsequently was stationed at supply headquarters in Da Nang. Topics include patrols, general descriptions of countryside and villagers, destroying North Vietnamese food supplies....

Memoirs and related documents, 1913-1959

 Series
Scope and Contents One three ring binder containing a copy of the typescript of "My Memoirs," the unpublished autobiography of General Lemuel C. Shepherd, along with copies of related documents. "Volume I" (written ca. 1964) of the autobiography provides a detailed narrative beginning with Shepherd's early life, VMI cadetship, entrance into the United States Marine Corps and early training, a thorough account of his combat service in France during World War I, and activities in the immediate post-war...

Memoirs from the Baths of Diocletian typescript

 Series
Scope and Contents Typescript titled "Memoirs from the Baths of Diocletian."

"My Memoirs," part I

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/3263

New Market collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The New Market Collection consists primarily of reminiscences of the Battle of New Market Virginia (May 15, 1864) written by participants and other witnesses between 1894-1915. Written in response to specific inquiries and questionnaires, these memoirs were collected by various groups and individuals, including the VMI Alumni Association, author/historian Edward R. Turner, Henry A. Wise (VMI Class of 1862 and battle veteran) and Benjamin A. Colonna (VMI Class of 1864 and battle veteran). In...

Porter Johnson memoir, 1909

 Item — Box 1, Folder: Johnson
Scope and Contents Account of the Battle of New Market written in 1909 by Porter Johnson. As a VMI Cadet, Johnson participated in the battle as a Private, Company B. Corps of Cadets.

Porter Johnson memoir, 1909

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1545

Richard C. Niess collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0324
Scope and Contents Richard C. Niess is a member of the VMI Class of 1944. The collection consists of a typescript reminiscence, written in 1986, of life at VMI during World War II: "Recollections of a VMI Cadet; The Early War Years 7 December 1941-Jan 1944." Also order and other miscellaneous items, 1943-1944, concerning Niess's cadetship.

Roberta Cary Corbin Kinsolving memoirs, 1865

 Item — Box 3, Folder: 1-15
Scope and Contents Post-Civil War memoirs (circa 1865), written by Roberta Cary Corbin Kinsolving. The memoirs recount the winter of 1862-1863, when Stonewall Jackson established winter quarters on the Corbin estate at Moss Neck, Virginia.