From the Richmond Enquirer, 5/3/1861, p. 3, c. 6
MILITARY NOTICE. – Young Men desirous of becoming Cadets at the Virginia Military Institute, may make application to Major Preston, Acting Superintendent.
The Academic course is suspended for the present, but military training is given by thorough drill and discipline.
No tuition will be required until study is resumed. In other respects the terms of admission will be the same as heretofore.