Battle of New Market
Featured Artifacts – 1864 Confederate
The Battle of New Market occurred on May 15, 1864. Seven boys
from the Albemarle region were attending Virginia Military Institute
(VMI) during this time and many fought in the battle.
Rifle and Infantry Tactics, Revised and Improved,
Volume II, School of the Battalion. Used by students at VMI.
Valor and Case
In 1904 the medal was given to VMI cadets who participated in the
battle of New Market. This medal was given to Willam Lumsden.