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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:

Robert K. Turner collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0003
Scope and Contents Annotated typescripts, galley and page proofs, and other pre-publication materials relating to "Letters of a New Market Cadet" (University of North Carolina Press, 1961) edited by Robert K. Turner and John G. Barrett. Most of the original documents that appear in the book are located in the Jaqueline Beverly Stanard Papers, VMI Archives.

Samuel F. Atwill papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters (1862) written by cadet Samuel F. Atwill to his parents, relating anecdotes about life at VMI. Also included is one letter (July 1864) from Superintendent Francis H. Smith notifying the Atwill family of cadet Atwill's death and a fragment of Atwill's cadet account book.Atwill was thoughtful and religious, and his letters also reflect a wonderful sense of humor. The letters contain amusing anecdotes about wartime cadet life, including a...

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

 Sub-Series
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.

William Couper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents This collection documents a portion of the life and career of William Couper, a man notable for his research and publications about the history of VMI, Lexington, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia history and genealogy, Stonewall Jackson, and Claudius Crozet.A significant portion of the papers consist of publication manuscripts, notes, and other material related to Couper's major historical research projects (many of which were published). These include the...