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James, John G.



VMI Class of 1866

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter to Eliza Walker from John G. James, 1929-06-08

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005317], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Includes personal letter form John G. James, VMI class of 1866,to Eliza Walker. James wrote to Eliza giving a donation with the request that a rose bush be put on the grave of the VMI cook, the 'Judge,' who he never saw again after Hunter's Raid. Included is an article published in 1971 giving more information on Hunter's Raid and the Virginia Military Institue. Eliza is addressed in the letter as the 'Treasurer Walker' of the 'Colored Cemetery.'

Dates: 1929-06-08