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Alfred R. Gibbons Letter

About This Letter:
Alfred R. Gibbons was born in Page Co., Virginia in August 1846.  He attended VMI for a brief period from August 1863-January 1864, when he resigned to enlist as a Private in Company G, 1st Georgia Cavalry.  After the war he moved west, living in Oklahoma and Missouri.  He died in Shelbina, Missouri in 1932.

This letter describes the Corps of Cadets on a march to defend against Union army troop movements.

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