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Correspondence

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 624 Collections and/or Records:

Telegraph from H. M. Bell to William H. Chapman , 1864 May 16

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Scope and Contents Written from Staunton, Virginia. Telegraph regards Jaqueline Beverly Stanard's death at New Market.

Telegraph from S. Yates to William H. Chapman, 1864 May 16

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Scope and Contents Written from Staunton, Virginia. Telegraph regards the death of Jaqueline Beverly Stanard and the location of his body.

Transcription The Southern Telegraph Companies.
Received at Orange CH, May 16, 1864
From Staunton. To W. H. Chapman
Cadet Stanards body is at New Market I presume.
S. Yates



Telegraph from S. Yates to William H. Chapman, 1864 May 16

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/895

Telegraph to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 November 24

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Scope and Contents Written in Roanoke, Virginia. "Flashing you this message to fill the empty chair this Thanksgiving Day."

Telegraph to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 November 24

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/260

Thomas B. Booth Papers

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Identifier: MS-0496
Scope and Contents A collection of letters [57 items] written by Cadet Thomas Boisseau Booth to his future wife, Agnes S. Lyon of Petersburg, Virginia. All of the letters were written from VMI, where Booth was a cadet from 1855-1858, and contain largely personal news; there are occasional references to VMI news. These are essentially letters documenting the courtship of Booth and Lyon.

Thomas M. Wade Papers

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Identifier: MS-0474
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 3 Civil War era letters (1862-1863) from Confederate soldier Thomas M. Wade to his sister Lou, written while he was serving as a Private in the 1st Rockbridge Artillery Battery. Topics include daily camp life; personal news; and brief references to Stonewall Jackson and the battle at Antietam (Sharpsburg). The papers also include one post-war photograph of Wade, circa 1870. The collection consists of 3 Civil War era letters (1862-1863) from Confederate soldier Thomas...

United States Army career, Mexican War, 1846-1848

 Sub-Series
Overview This collection consists primarily of Stonewall Jackson's outgoing personal correspondence for the years 1844 to 1860. The collection also contains a relatively small number of Civil War era papers, as well as the papers of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, his second wife, and papers of the Arnold family.

Valentine C. Saunders collection

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Identifier: MS-0071
Scope and Contents This letter from cadet Valentine C. Saunders to his parents is the oldest extant letter written by a VMI cadet. Dated November 30, 1839, shortly after the first cadets arrived in Lexington, Virginia, the letter provides a cadet's view of the newly established Institute. Saunders describes the following: Arsenal Relationship with Washington College Method of instruction Course of studies An opinion (favorable) of Superintendent Francis H....

W. W. Civil War Hawkins letter

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Identifier: MS-0404
Scope and Contents Civil War letter written by Union soldier W. W. Hawkins to his father. The letter is dated November 20, 1862 from "Camp at Fairmount, Near Fredericksburg, VA." The letter contains comments about military life (marching, lack of rations, talking with Confederate soldiers encamped across the river, cavalry foraging for food).