None of His Steps Did Slide

The authorities of Washington College having tendered to Mrs. Lee the college chapel as a burial-place for General Lee, the offer was accepted; and 1 1/2 o’clock P. M. on the 14th of October was the time fixed on for the removal of the remains from the residence of the deceased to the chapel, where […]

Rowdies, Cut-throats, and Burglars

One of the most melancholy features of the horrible and bloody strife into which this country is about to be involved consists in the fact that the very best portion of the population of the South will be required to meet in mortal combat, in great part, the very worst population of the North. Whenever […]

So Perish All Such Enemies of Virginia!

It was a moment of deep solemnity, and suggestive of thoughts that make the bosom swell. The field of execution was a rising ground, and commanded the outstretching valley from mountain to mountain, and their still grandeur gave sublimity to the outline, while it so chanced that white clouds resting upon them, gave them the […]

The School Bids Fair to Equal That of Any Military Academy in the South

University Military School. – The school lately established at the University of Virginia, for military instruction, has been started under most happy auspices, so far as the prospects of the school itself are concerned. – It is now in a very flourishing condition, about one hundred young gentlemen having already entered, and the applications daily received for admission being numerous. […]

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 […]