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Virginia Military Institute

Letcher Ave, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 47' 23.605332", -79° 26' 1.841964"
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A state military, engineering and arts college, founded in 1839. Graduates of it have taken a prominent part in every war since the Mexican War, 2,000 of them serving in the World War. The cadets fought as a corps at New Market in 1864. Among the members of the faculty were Stonewall Jackson and the noted scientists, Matthew F. Maury and John M. Brooke.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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