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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-MSC.36
Date [1864], 1896
Scope & Content Letter, Copy: Brigadier General John Echols to Lieutenant Colonel Scott Shipp, May 16, 1864

Physical Appearance: May 16, 1864 - Letter from Jno. [John] Echols, at Head Quarters, First Brigade, Rude's Hill, [Virginia], to Lieut[enant] Col[onel] S[cott] Ship[p], Commanding Corps of Cadets, [Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia] - Requests a report of operations from the Battle of New Market. Praises the conduct of Shipp's "noble boys." (Signed) Jno. Echols. A note is written at the bottom, "a copy / J. Stoddard Johnston / Sept. 22, 1896."
Creator Echols, John
Archival History Brig. Gen. Echols' letter to Lt. Col. Shipp was formerly located in the MC 3 Kentucky Room papers, folder 1.
People Echols, John
Johnston, J. Stoddard
Shipp, Scott
Search Terms Battle of New Market
Virginia Military Institute
VMI Corps of Cadets
Subjects Cadets