1. luinrina

    Col Alto Mansion in historic Lexington, Virginia

    When I visited Lexington during my recent tour through Virginia, I stayed at the Hampton Inn in the historic district. I chose the hotel because of its convenient location; the major sites in Lexington are within walking distance. A very nice side-effect was that the hotel resides in a historic...
  2. FarawayFriend

    Stonewall Jackson papers at Virginia Military Institute

    Digitized personal documents and handwritten letters of General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
  3. Eleanor Rose

    State of Virginia v. Longstreet

    Wood engraving of the Virginia Military Institute from the 1863 Register of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute. A lot of folks don't realize how much financial trouble General Longstreet suffered after the Civil War ended. He was unable to pay his son Garland's tuition...
  4. GELongstreet

    VMI Archives Historical Rosters

    The Virginia Military Institute database of its alumni, including a class list with biographical entries as well as a search function.
  5. Cpl. Smith

    New market!!!!!!

    I know I'm a bit excited. But it's spring! It's time to break from winter quarters and get campaigning. Seasons about to start for many of us and New Market may be first event this year for some of y'all. I've done 2 this year all ready and this will be my first reenactment this year. Looking...

    Victory for battlefield preservation: 13.5 acres added to historic Civil War site

    Victory for battlefield preservation: 13.5 acres added to historic Civil War site Staff Reports Mar 2, 2018 NEW MARKET — Today the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation announced the preservation of 13.5 acres of core battlefield at New Market – the first step of a...
  7. Cavalry Charger

    Confederate Cadet to World Famous Artist

    Moses Jacob Ezekiel: "I hope you will be an artist, as it seems to me you are cut out for one. But, whatever you do, try to prove to the world that if we did not succeed in our struggle, we are worthy of success, and do earn a reputation in whatever profession you undertake" - Robert E. Lee"...

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