Register of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va: July, 1847 (Classic Reprint) by Virginia Military InstituteRegister of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va: July, 1847 (Classic Reprint) by Virginia Military Institute

Register of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va: July, 1847…

byVirginia Military Institute

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Excerpt from Register of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va: July, 1847

The virginia military institute was established, and is support ed by the State of Virginia. An arsenal containing stand of arms 5 located here, which was formerly guarded by a company of enlisted soldiers, at an annual expense of about In 1839, this appropriation was transferred to the support of a company of cadets, who, in addition to their duties as a guard, should also be placed under a course of instruction, upon the basis of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point. Upon this new system the Institute has been in successful operation for eight years. The cadets admitted consist of two classes, State and Pay cadets. The Institute supplies to the State cadet his board, tuition, fuel, lights, books, mattfass, medical attendance and stationery; and in consideration thereof, he is required to teach two years after graduation. The Pay cadet is at his own expense, which averages $250 per year, for every charge, includ ing clothing. The State cadets are selected from those who are unable to hear their own expenses. The Institution has always had as many pupils as its buildings would accommodate, and numbers twenty-seven Staté' and eighty-three Pay cadets. Applications are made by letter to the super intendent prior to the first of July, each year, and appointments are made for both classes of cadets, by the Board of Visitors, respect being had to their due apportionment among the several districts of the State.

The Literary Fund of the State contributes per year to the In stitute for the education of teachers, and the State has received tuition fees from the pay cadets to the amount of since its organization, which sum is applied to the increase of the number of State cadets, and to the en largement of the accommodations of the Institute.

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Title:Register of the Officers and Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va: July, 1847…Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.05 inPublished:December 27, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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