Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities (1879)/Sigma Nu
Sigma Nu was founded at the Virginia Military Institute, in 1868. The chapters, of which there have been four, are numbered instead of being lettered.
- Virginia Military Institute, 1868.
- Alabama University, 1873 (died 1876).
And two chapters in North Carolina, which are presumably alumni organizations.
The badge is of gold, and consists of five bars, meeting in a common centre. In the centre is a circular disk displaying a coiled serpent. In each of the bars are a pair of crossed sabres and the letters “ΣΝΕΤΤ.” The whole number of members is about 150.