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VMI Cadets at the Battle of New Market

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  • Pvt. James Parke Corbin Jr. (CSA) (1847 - 1904)
    Virginia Military Institute (class of 1867) and Washington & Lee grad; fought in the Battle of New Market, Va. as part of the VMI Battalion Infantry. Youngest child and son of James Parke Corbin, S...
  • Pvt. (CSA) Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, Jr. (1846 - 1868)
    VMI Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- May 14, 1846, in Staunton, Va. Father- Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart; Mother- Frances Cornelia Baldwin. Pat. Grandfather- Archibald ...
  • John Sergeant Wise (CSA), US Rep. (1846 - 1913)
    John Sergeant Wise (1846-1913) was a Virginian who fought in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He was an author, lawyer and politician who represented Virginia in the 48th United Stat...
  • (CSA), William MacFarland Patton (1845 - 1905)
    Son of John M.Patton and Margaret Williams Patton, youngest of nine children, eight sons and one daughter. Soldier, civil engineer, professor of civil engineering at the Virginia Military institute...
  • Source: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21138349/john-lea-dillard
    (CSA), John Lea Dillard (1847 - 1875)
    John Lea Dillard was in the corps of the Virginia Military Institute and fought in the Battle of New Market. He continued in the Confederate Army until the end of the war. He studied law at the Univers...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_New_Market

The Battle of New Market was a battle fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. A makeshift Confederate army of 4100 men, which included cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), forced Union Major General Franz Sigel and his army out of the Shenandoah Valley.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Military_Institute

VMI casualties

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_New_Market#VMI_casualties