Clemson Cadet Archive

Dublin Core


Clemson Cadet Archive


Southern Military Education and ROTC


Accounts and images of Clemson Cadets and Historians from the past and present.


Clemson University Archives and Special Collections


Local History Matters




Public Domain

Collection Items

Cadets on Bowman Field 1904
Clemson College Cadets march on Bowman Field in 1904

Cadet Edward Allison Thornwell
Edward Allison Thornwell's senior yearbook photo in the 1904 edition of The Oconeean.

Confederate Battle Flag Raised over Bowman Field
In 1904, a group of disgruntled Clemson College cadets raised the Confederate Battle Flag over campus creating a situation that almost leads to armed conflict.

Benjamin Ryan Tillman
Benjamin Ryan Tillman Jr. governor of South Carolina and United States Senator was instrumental in carrying out Thomas Green Clemson's bequest.

Clemson College Class of 1904
Clemson College class of 1904 poses for their 1902 yearbook photo in the Clemson College Chronical.

The Pendleton Guard
A drawing of a monument dedicated to the Pendleton Guards of 1908.

Cadet Stephen Wayne Graham
The senior who rallied a class to service.

Captain J.C. Minus
Captain J.C. Minus was the 1909 Commandment leader of Clemson College.

Interview Transcript with Dr. Rod Andrew Jr.
Dr. Rod Andrew Jr. Professor of Southern History recounts his research that led to his book Long Gray Lines: The Southern Military School Tradition 1839-195

Interview Transcript with Major (ret.) Vinroe "Steve" Player
Major (ret.) Vinroe "Steve" Player, class of 1969, recounts his time as a cadet at Clemson.

Interview Transcript with Clayton Pratt
Clayton "Clay" Pratt is the current cadet Wing Commander of the Clemson Air Force detachment. Pratt will graduate in December 2018 and commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. The interview is an account of the time he spent…
View all 12 items