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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Albert H. Pettigrew document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0173
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Civil War document (dated November 25, 1862) from Captain Albert H. Pettigrew to General Robert E. Lee. Pettigrew requests to have Private Snow of the 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment transferred to his company.

Andrew C. L. Gatewood papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of 28 letters written by Gatewood to his parents and other family members, 1860-1864.Early letters describe life at the Virginia Military Institute (hazing, daily routine, excitement about secession, cadets as drillmasters) and in Lexington, Virginia, just prior to and during early months of the Civil War. Subsequent letters date from his service with the 11th Virginia Cavalry Regiment,Company F, (Bath Squadron), including a letter written after the second Battle...

Andrew J. McCoy Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0393
Scope and Contents Civil War correspondence of Confederate soldier Andrew J. McCoy, consisting of 3 letters (1863 October 25; 1864 Jan 16 fragment; 1864 March 11) to his sister Martha written while he was serving with the 25th Virginia Infantry Regiment. The letters were written from camps in Culpepper County and Orange County, Virginia. They primarily concern family matters, camp hardships, and personal news, and provide insight into the life and thoughts of an ordinary soldier.

Andrew Langstaff Johnston Letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0236
Scope and Contents One letter, ca. 1871, written from VMI by Cadet Johnston, Class of 1872, to his mother. The bulk of the letter concerns family matters.

Archibald M. Fauntleroy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one testimonial letter (dated Sept. 2, 1857) written by Superintendent Francis H. Smith on behalf of Archibald M. Fauntleroy. Also included is one drawing by cadet Fauntleroy, done as a class assignment at VMI.

Cary C. Cocke correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters (dated 1863-1864) written by Cary C. Cocke to Fayette Jones and Harrison B. Tomlin. Topics include mutual friends (Josh Jones family) who were forced to leave their home in Norfolk, Virginia, and other news of wartime civilian life. The letter dated December 22, 1864 contains references to Cocke's son John H. Cocke, a VMI cadet.

Charles P. Deyerle papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0191
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers (12 items) from the career of Charles P. Deyerle. Included are documents dating from his medical studies and his service in the United States Army, clippings, books, notebooks, and other documents.

Charles P. Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents This collection (approximately 60 items) consists of letters to Charles Dorman in capacity as an attorney, documents regarding the settlement of his estate by executor William C. Lewis, and a contemporary copy of the legislative bill establishing VMI.

Charles W. Turner Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0182
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter from Charles W. Turner to Major Garnett Andrews, commander of the 2nd Foreign Battalion. In the letter, Charles W. Turner discussions his commission, other soldiers, and asks to be appointed 1st Lieutenant in Andrews' unit.

Civil War documents and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War-related documents, largely items with autograph rather than content significance. Included is a shares document, an autograph card, correspondence, an enrollement document, and a bond certificate.