EXAMINATIONS, THE CITADEL
From The Citadel Archives Guide
Document, 1882 August 29.
Questions on history, geography, grammar, arithmetic and spelling for applicants to The Citadel.
Describes the entrance exam in 1886 and the strict system of grading and conduct. Provides examples of keen attention to duty. Expenses for tuition, uniform, shoes, meals are described in detail as well as the academic year (Oct. 1 - July 1). Mentions James Coleman winning the Best Drilled Cadet in the U.S. at the Louisiana Exposition.
Questions relating to physics, French, English and Modern History.
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