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New Market (Va.), Battle of, 1864

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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.

The VMI New Market Cadets, author research files, 1930-1933

Scope and Contents Notes, correspondence, and financial records related to the publication of William Couper's book about the VMI cadets who fought at the Battle of New Market, Virginia in May 1864. This book was published in 1933.