100 White Girls to Work on Cartridges

WANTED! WANTED! WANTED! — 100 White Girls to work on Cartridges, at the Laboratory C. S., corner 7th and Arch streets.  Good wages will be paid, if immediate application is made. W. N. SMITH, M. S. K., C. S. A. — Richmond Enquirer, 12 October 1861, p. 3, c. 6.

Estimated Expenses at VMI in 1861

VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE. AS soon as the Cadets now in the field can be spared from the duties upon which they are now detached, they will return to the Institute, and regular Academic exercises will be commenced. In the meantime, young men of good character, who desire the advantages of the military instruction of the […]

The Applause Fairly Rent the Sky

Effect of the News at Richmond. So soon as the news of the surrender of Fort Sumter reached Richmond a procession of citizens was formed, which marched up Main street, headed by Smith’s Armory Band, and bearing the flag of the Southern Confederacy. The procession had swelled to about three thousand persons, by the time […]