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Correspondence

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Found in 624 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 August 25

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes daily routine of cadets, life in camp, and difficulty of studies.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 September 1

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes dismantling summer camp and moving into barracks.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 January 9

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter informs his parents that he did well on his examinations and gives his class standing. The letter also mentions the secession of Florida and other states.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1860 December 22

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses examinations, Christmas at VMI, and the secession of South Carolina.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 20

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter informs his parents that the Corps of Cadets will be ordered to Richmond, probably to drill recruits.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 15

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes the "flag raising incident," a confrontation between Lexington secessionists (including cadets), and pro-Union citizens.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 2

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses general news, living in barracks, and anxiety about the return to summer camp in July.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 18

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter describes excitement among VMI cadets as Virginia decides to secede, suspension of academic duty, and cadet preparation for war.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 early May

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Scope and Contents Written from Richmond, Virginia. Letter informs his parents that he is drilling a company of new recruits and hopes for a commission.

Letter to Samuel V. Gatewood and Eugenia S. Gatewood (Massie), 1861 April 28

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Scope and Contents Written from Richmond, Virginia. Letter describes the cadets' journey from Lexington to Richmond and more news of drilling new recruits.