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Posts tagged with Captain Thomas Conrad

Victorian fashion saves a life

Posted by: | November 18, 2014 | No Comment |

Thomas Nelson Conrad of Fairfax Court House, Virginia was the third president of Virginia Tech. He played an active role in influencing Blacksburg as the location of choice for the new college, and was a Confederate spy during the American Civil War. And fashion saved his life. A troop of Union cavalry watched him enter […]

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