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    • Reminiscences: H. S. Stevens, 14th Connecticut Infantry.

    • 1905-06-10
    • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons; United...
    • Description of the Pickett-Pettigrew charge at Gettysburg by eye-witness Stevens.
    • Lyda, A. W. (Henderson County) - 1885 Widow's Pension Application

    • 1885-05-28; 1885-06-01
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Women--North Carolina; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Cavalry Battalion, 16th; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;...
    • Widow's application for Pension, Act of March 11, 1885 for Nancy C. Lyda, age 57 and a resident of Edneyville post-office in Henderson County, North Carolina. In the application, Mrs. Lyda states that she is the widow of A. W. Lyda who enlisted in...
    • Letter: M. C. Womble to W. J. Williams, June 6, 1876

    • 1876-06-24
    • Children and death; Corn; Wheat; Health; Death; North Carolina--Rural conditions; North Carolina--Social conditions;
    • M. C. Womble writes to cousin W. J. Williams about how the crops are coming along, the health of the neighborhood residents, the death of a boy, and who is preaching in church next Sunday.
    • Letter: John Pool to James H. Harris, March 31, 1873

    • 1873-03-31
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; National Labor Union (U.S.); Politicians--North Carolina; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
    • A letter to James H. Harris about the National Labor Council asking him to act as a “executive officer, at large, for North Carolina.” James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883) and editor from Granville...
    • Letter: Governor Tod Robinson Caldwell to James H. Harris, Dec. 4, 1872

    • 1872-12-04
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Politicians--North Carolina; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Elections--United States; Governors--North...
    • A letter from Governor Caldwell informing James H. Harris that he has been chosen to be Elector for the State of North Carolina in the upcoming presidential election. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872,...
    • Letter: W. W. White, August 8, 1871

    • 1871-08-08
    • Politicians--North Carolina; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Voting--North Carolina; Elections--United States;
    • A letter that certifies the results of an election that was held in Wake County. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883) and editor from Granville County, N.C. Harris's postwar appointments include those...
    • Letter: Emeline Putnam and J. G. Hill to Larkin S. and Mary C. Kendrick, June 28, 1868

    • 1868-06-28
    • Cleveland County (N.C.); Food prices; Family farms; Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)--North Carolina; Women--North Carolina--Social conditions; Courtship--North Carolina--History--19th century; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Food; North...
    • Letter appears to be from one of Mary's sisters, Emeline Putnam. She writes of the bad crop, and food prices, and of family news and health. There is apparently bad blood between a person named Hulday and N.H. She closes with some news on the...
    • Letter of introduction for James Henry Harris from the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned...

    • 1868-06-01
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; African Americans; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Poor--North Carolina--History;...
    • A letter of introduction from the War Department, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands to William Claflin for James Henry Harris to ask for aid to the North Carolina Destitute. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican...
    • Letter of introduction for James H. Harris from Charles Sumner, May 31, 1868

    • 1868-05-31
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; African Americans; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877); Poor--North Carolina--History;
    • Letter of introduction for James Henry Harris from Charles Sumner for the charity he represents to aid the destitute in North Carolina. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883) and editor from Granville...
    • Letter of introduction for A. W. Tourgee and James H. Harris from W. W. Holden, May 12, 1868

    • 1868-05-12
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; African Americans; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905; Poor--North Carolina--History; Fund...
    • A letter of introduction giving full confidence for A. W. Tourgee and James Henry Harris to solicit contributions for the destitute and afflicted of North Carolina. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883)...
    • Letter: Nelson A. Wiley [to James Henry Harris], May, 9, 1868

    • 1868-05-09
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Poor--North...
    • A letter asking for help from “more prosperous communities “ to help the destitute and starving people of North Carolina. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883) and editor from Granville County, N.C....
    • Letter: J. M. Edmunds to James Henry Harris, March 26, 1867

    • 1867-03-26
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Union League of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Political aspects; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
    • A letter from J. M. Edmunds expressing the need to act quickly “to effect a moral and political reform” in North Carolina. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872, 1883) and editor from Granville County, N.C....
    • Letter of Appointment: Grand National Council of the Union League of America, January 13, 1867

    • 1867-01-13
    • Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Union League of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; African Americans; African Americans--History--North Carolina; African Americans--Social conditions; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877);
    • A letter “to all whom it may concern” in regards to the appointment of James Henry Harris to deputy member of the Grand National Council of the Union League of America. James Henry Harris was an African American Republican legislator (1868, 1872,...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 8, 1865 [1864]

    • 1865-12-08; 1864-12-08; 1864-12-10; 1865-01-06;
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; Charleston Naval Shipyard--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Note: this letter is dated December 8, 1865, but Henry discusses events of Dec. 10, 1864 and of the new year, 1865. It may be that the letter was begun on Dec. 8, 1864, and finished in 1865. Henry tells Ann that he has transferred ships, but they...
    • Oath of Allegiance signed by Daniel W. Revis, Aug. 29, 1865

    • 1865-08-29
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Loyalty oaths--North Carolina; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; Soldiers--North Carolina; Slaves--Emancipation--United States; Slaves--Emancipation--North Carolina; Confederate...
    • Oath of allegiance to the Union completed and signed by Daniel W. Revis and witnessed by four justices of the peace. It includes the statement that he agrees to "abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during...
    • Letter: J.C. Pace to Daniel W. Revis, including Preacher's License, Aug. 23, 1865

    • 1865-08-23
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects; Clergy;
    • Letter from J. (John?) C. Pace to Daniel granting Revis the right to preach the gospel. The letter lays out some broad behavioral expectations.
    • Letter: Theodore J. Knapp to his wife Nannie, July 8, 1865.

    • 1865-07-08
    • Cotton; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects;
    • Theodore Knapp writes to his wife, he has travelled to Wilmington to find work, and lets her know he has yet to find any but thinks things will improve. His health has gotten better since she had seen him last, he misses her and their daughter.
    • Letter: Theodore J. Knapp to his wife Nannie, July 2, 1865.

    • 1865-07-02
    • Religion; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Love-letters;
    • Theodore Knapp writes to his wife on stationary from the N.C. Inst. for the Deaf & Dumb and the Blind, in this letter he tells her he is doing fine and not worry, he also expresses love for her and their daughter Nannie.
    • Letter: P. G. T. Beauregard to Emily Burgwyn, March 25, 1865

    • 1865-03-25
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • A letter from P. G. T. Beauregard, wishing Emily Burgwyn's city is never visited by Union forces.

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