|Date||December 13, 1903|
|Scope & Content||
William Henry Fitzhugh Payne to Joseph R. Anderson, Jr., December 13, 1903
Physical Appearance: December 13, 1903 - [William Henry Fitzhugh Payne] at Washington, D. C. to Joseph R. Anderson, [Jr.], President, Alumni Ass[ociatio]n, V[irgini]a Military Institute, Lee, Virginia - A lengthy letter containing numerous mark-throughs, corrections, and additions. Payne provides a sketch of his student days at VMI, as well as his Confederate service and includes his times as a POW. He describes being held prisoner in D. C. after Lincoln's assassination.
|Archival History||The original letter remains in the Archives Dept. of Preston Library, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia.|
Anderson, Joseph Reid, Jr.
Payne, William Henry Fitzhugh
|Subjects||CML PAYNE COLLECTION|