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    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 13, 1864

    • 1864-11-13
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Occupied territories; Washington County (N.C.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects;...
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry has had a cold but is otherwise well. He gives Ann some ways she might send a letter to him; he is worried because he has not heard from her since Plymouth was taken by Union forces. He asks about some of the local...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 6, 1864

    • 1864-11-06
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; Measles; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 17th;...
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry has learned that Plymouth is in Union hands. He has heard from a group of newly arrived Marines that his brother William has been discharged and his brother Langley may have been sent to the 17th regiment. He asks...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 16, 1864

    • 1864-10-16
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; Yellow fever; Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Indian Chief (Confederate receiving ship); Soldiers--Correspondence; South...
    • 2 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he is worried about yellow fever in Charleston. They have very little to do onboard the ship other than clean the deck. The crew is made of North and South Carolinians. The Yankees are shelling...
    • Letter: William Williamson to Governor Zebulon B. Vance, January 6, 1863.

    • 1863-01-06
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894--Correspondence; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--Politics and...
    • 2000 pounds of pork were being shipped for the price of 25 cents per pound.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 10, 1864

    • 1864-10-10
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; Coffee; Hardtack; Food; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.); Yellow fever; Armored vessels; Weather; Soldiers--Correspondence; South Carolina--History--Civil War,...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry Bowen writes about getting to the receiving ship where he and the other Marines will stay until the ironclad is finished. Of being a Marine he says: “…we shal go a bord of her [the ironclad] as mariens which...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 2, 1865

    • 1865-01-02
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; Postage stamps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply; Columbia...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry describes the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia which he is now on; he describes their food, sleeping arrangements, guard duty, the type of men onboard, and gives a detailed account of size, weight, and strength of the...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 15, 1864

    • 1864-12-15
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Food supply; Charleston (Confederate ironclad);...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry gives advice about what needs to be done on the farm, and describes life on board the ship. He mentions the excitement around Sherman's march again. He talks about how the doctor is treating his head.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 15, 1864

    • 1864-11-15
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Occupied territories; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Charleston...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry has learned from Keach that the Union did not garrison in Plymouth and so his mind is eased about the mail getting through. Henry hasn’t heard from Ann’s father and suspects something might be wrong there...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 5, 1864

    • 1864-10-05
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons; Wheat; Family farms; Soldiers--Correspondence; North Carolina--History--Civil War,...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry is near Raleigh and tells Ann that he and 40 others will be leaving for Charleston as marines. He mentions men being put in the guard house every day on their way to Richmond for the Petersburg siege. Henry ends...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 20, 1864

    • 1864-11-20
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postage stamps; Indian Chief (Confederate receiving ship); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects; United...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he had a liberty and went to the market in Charleston. There is talk of peace. He doubts he will get a furlough, but he will try. He writes of not wanting to be in the war and praying that all will...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 4, 1864

    • 1864-12-04
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Sherman's March to the Sea; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Postage stamps; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that he has plenty of clothes, and plenty to eat. He will try for a furlough. He asks his parents to write. Henry hears conflicting news, but believes Sherman has burned Chattanooga and is headed for the...
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America. Marine Corps; Soldiers--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; Postage stamps; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry tells Ann that the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia ran aground and that he is back on a steamer. Most of the crew for the ship has been sent to Richmond, Va. He asks about the situation at home, and gives instructions...
    • Letter: Rufus H. Page to Henry Toole Clark, August 28, 1862

    • 1862-08-28
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Political aspects; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--Politics and...
    • "Letter certifying election returns of the gubernatorial election of 1862." This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives(http://civilwar150nc.wordpress.com/).
    • Secret Circular, Executive Committee of the Union League of America, New York, July 8, 1864

    • 1864-07-08
    • Union League of America. New York State Council; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; Unionists (United States Civil War); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African...
    • A "secret circular" from the Executive Committee, Union League of America of New York, July 8, 1864, asking for aid in foiling a plan to “seize control of the government, at the coming election, for the most evil of purposes.” James Henry...
    • Letter: Robert E. Lee to Secretary of War G. W. Smith, November 17, 1862.

    • 1862-11-17
    • Confederate States of America. Army; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--Politics and government--1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;...
    • A copy of a letter that Robert E. Lee wrote to the Secretary of War G. W. Smith, this copy was enclosed in a letter sent to Governor Zebulon B. Vance. (Letter: G. W. Smith to Governor Zebulon B. Vance, November 20, 1862.)
    • Letters: General Thomas Lanier Clingman to James A. Seddon, October 15, 1864 and Governor Zebulon...

    • 1864-10-15; 1865-03-18
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Confederate States of America. Army; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United...
    • A copy of two letters, one from General Clingman to James A. Seddon, written in October of 1864, asking for that the promotion of William H. S. Burgwyn to be considered even though he had been captured earlier in the month, the other is from...
    • Dispatch: Captain B. B. Douglas to General Branch, May 25, 1862

    • 1862-05-25
    • Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 9th;United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; Branch,...
    • A dispatch from Captain B. B. Douglas to General Branch on May 25, 1862.
    • Dispatch: General Ewell to General Branch, May 18, 1862

    • 1862-05-18
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Branch, Lawrence O'B. (Lawrence O'Bryan), 1820-1862; Confederate States of America. Army--Officers;
    • A dispatch from General Ewell written by his Chief of Staff John M. Jones to General Branch to halt his brigade till further orders.
    • Dispatch: General Ewell to General Branch, May 19, 1862

    • 1862-05-19
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Branch, Lawrence O'B. (Lawrence O'Bryan), 1820-1862; Confederate States of America. Army--Officers;
    • A dispatch from General Ewell written by his Chief of Staff John M. Jones to General Branch to move his Brigade in the direction of New Market, Va.
    • Dispatch: General A. P. Hill to General Branch

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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Branch, Lawrence O'B. (Lawrence O'Bryan), 1820-1862
    • A dispatch written by A. P. Hill to General Branch instructing him to move his men to the hill. This dispatch looks to be written on paper ripped from a book.

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