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    • John Crim Photograph Collection

    • John Crim is a descendent of Eliza Clinedinst Crim, the woman who assisted wounded cadets after the Battle of New Market. The collection contains digital images (on CD) and prints of scanned images of 19th century members of the Clinedinst...
    • ca. 1860-1890
    • 0004685_001
    • Confederate Soldier Robert McChesney in 1861

    • Civil War- Confederate soldier Lt. Robert A. McChesney, brother of James Z. McChesney (Class of 1865). Company H, 14th Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant on 14 May 1861 at the age of 28. Killed 29 Jun 1861 at St George,...
    • 1861 [copy]
    • 0003209
    • Civil War political and military leaders, Union, ca. 1861-1865

    • A collection of images of Civil War (Union) political and military leaders. Individual images include: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew G. Curtin; Andrew Johnson; William H. Seward; Gideon Welles; Ulysses S. Grant; Edwin M. Stanton; Nathaniel P. Banks;...
    • ca. 1861-1865
    • 0000238
    • Confederate solider J. Triplett, age 16, in 1861

    • Sixteen year old Confederate soldier J. Triplett at Winchester VA. He served in the Stonewall Brigade and his family was from the Mt. Jackson area of the Shenandoah Valley. "His uniform was made for him by his mother."
    • 1861 [copy]
    • 0001801
    • Confederate Army Surgeon Alexander McChesney, in 1861

    • Civil War officer-Confederate Army Surgeon Alexander Gallitin McChesney (1829-1877), who was the brother of James Z. McChesney (VMI Class of 1865). He was a physician with Company H, 14th Virginia Cavalry Regiment.
    • 1861 [copy]
    • 0003210
    • Col. George S. Patton during Civil War, ca. 1861 [portrait]

    • Oil portrait of Confederate Colonel George S. Patton, Class of 1852, commander of the 22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War; killed at Winchester in 1864. He was the grandfather of General George S. Patton, Jr. of World War II fame....
    • ca. 1861 [portrait painted ca. 1869]
    • 0003019
    • Joseph H. Chenoweth, Confederate Army Officer, ca. 1861 [portrait]

    • Civil War Officer Joseph H. Chenoweth (Class of 1859) as he looked circa 1861. Chenoweth, who served with the 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment, was killed in battle at Port Republic in June 1862. VMI owns the original oil portrait, painted by...
    • 1861 [subject]; 1869 [painting date]
    • 0003459
    • Walter H. Taylor,Civil War officer on Gen. Lee's staff, 1861

    • Civil War officer Colonel Walter H. Taylor, Class of 1857, at the beginning of the Civil War. According to a file note, this shows Taylor as a "1st Lt. in the local militia company known as Company F, or the Southern Guard, 6th VA Regiment,...
    • 1861 April [copy]
    • 0002387
    • Colonel James W. Allen, 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment [portrait]

    • Portrait of Confederate Army Col. James W. Allen, VMI Class of 1849, as he looked at the beginning of the Civil War. He was killed in battle at Gaines Mill on June 27, 1862. The original painting, by William D. Washington, is owned by VMI.
    • 1861 [portrait date ca. 1869]
    • 0003850
    • John G. Meem (VMI Class of 1852) photographs

    • John Gaw Meem (Class of 1852), 4 images taken at various ages, including the one presented here which shows Meem in his Confederate Army uniform during the Civil War. He was an aide-de-camp on Gen. Kirby's staff and a member of the Lynchburg (VA)...
    • 1861-1900 [copies]
    • 0003855_002
    • James B. Terrill, Confederate Army officer, ca. 1861

    • James Barbour Terrill (VMI Class of 1858). Major and Lt. Col., 13th Virginia Infantry Regiment; Brigadier General, May 30, 1864; battles included the Shenandoah Valley campaign, Gaines's Mill, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain,...
    • ca. 1861 [copy]
    • 0001297
    • Confederate Solider George W. Kurtz, ca. 1861

    • Civil War-Confederate Capt. George W. Kurtz of Co. K, 5th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He served as an aide to General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson during the early part of the war.
    • ca. 1861 [copy]
    • 0003105
    • Cadets drinking in Richmond, Virginia, 1861 [copy]

    • A group of cadets in Richmond, Virginia, including Cadet Alfred W. Clopton, Class of 1863 (upper right, holding bottle). This is likely in Spring/Summer 1861 when cadets were serving as drillmasters.
    • ca. 1861 [copy]
    • 0003884
    • Confederate General Samuel Garland [portrait]

    • Oil portrait of Civil War General Samuel Garland (VMI Class of 1849). He was mortally wounded at Battle of South Mountain, Sept. 14, 1862.
    • ca. 1861 [subject], 1868 [portrait]
    • 0003921
    • Walter Botts, 5th Texas Infantry, in 1861

    • Walter Browne Botts, VMI Class of 1854, during the Civil War. Botts had received a commission in the 5th Texas Infantry (CSA) in Harris County (Houston), Texas. He was on his way with the 5th Texas to join the Army of Northern Virginia. This...
    • 1861 [copy]
    • 0003975


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