U. S. CIVIL WAR
New Market was a hard-won victory for the Confederates: The V.M.I. cadets had
captured a cannon but ten cadets were killed and 45 were wounded. The cadets
Virginia Military Institute (Barracks)
Six of the cadets who were killed at New Market are buried at V.M.I.
The graves for the six cadets are (from left to right):
The Plaque above the Cadet Graves at V.M.I.
It lists the four cadets killed at New Market who were buried elsewhere.
This monument in front of the Cadet graves is titled,
"Virginia Mourning Her Dead."
(The Nichols Engineering Hall is in the background.)
Overall Southern casualties at New Market were 540, against 840 for the North.
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