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    • Zebulon B. Vance to his Wife Hattie, March 23, 1862.

    • 1862-03-23
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894--Correspondence; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 26th;
    • Zebulon B. Vance writes to his wife letting her know that his regiment has moved.
    • Undated envelope addressed to Larkin Kendrick

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    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Envelopes (Stationery); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Postal service;
    • Undated envelope addressed to Larkin with the politeness of Mr. Gardner and in care of Capt. D. Hoyle near Fredericksburg, Va.
    • Telegraph: William W. Holden to Zebulon B. Vance August 10, 1862

    • 1862-08-10
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894--Correspondence; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 26th; North...
    • W. W. Holden sends Zebulon B. Vance a telegraph telling him that he has won the election, “your friends think you ought to resign next Thursday the 8th of September. You will take the oath as Governor. Entitled some rest & time to get ready to...
    • Telegraph: William S. Blount to Mrs. R. Williams, September 22, 1862

    • 1862-09-22
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Branch, Lawrence O'B. (Lawrence O'Bryan), 1820-1862;
    • William S. Blount sends a Telegraph to Lawrence O’Bryan Branch’s sister to let her know that her brother had been killed “by a rifle ball through his head” at the Battle of Sharpsburg.
    • Telegraph: William A. Blount to Mrs. R. Williams, September 24, 1862

    • 1862-09-24
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Branch, Lawrence O'B. (Lawrence O'Bryan), 1820-1862;
    • William A. Blount sends a Telegraph to Lawrence O’Bryan Branch’s sister, Mrs. R. Williams, to let her know that his son had gone to bring General Branch’s remains back to Raleigh. He asks that she come as soon as she can, for it would be...
    • Telegraph: Henry K. Burgwyn to his wife Anna Greenhough Burgwyn, June 2, 1864.

    • 1864-06-02
    • Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects; Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 35th; United...
    • Henry K. Burgwyn send a telegraph to his wife letting her know that their son “Willie” is wounded but will be ok.
    • Telegraph: A. M. Erwin to Henry K. Burgwyn, October 2, 1864.

    • 1864-10-02
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons; Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 35th; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United...
    • Major A. M. Erwin sends a telegraph to Henry K. Burgwyn letting him know that his son William H. S. Burgwyn has been captured by the Union Army.
    • Special Order, April 30, 1862

    • 1862-04-30
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life;
    • A Special Order from General Theophilus H. Holmes with instructions on how to deploy medical officers throughout the brigade.
    • 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...
    • Robert E. Lee's General Order Number 75 (Seven Days Campaign)

    • 1862-06-24
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Artillery operations; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United...
    • Lawrence O’Bryan Branch’s copy of the order sent from General Lee detailing maneuvers the troops would follow during the Seven Days Campaign.
    • 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.
    • Petition to the North Carolina General Assembly from Currituck County citizens, 1861 [referencing...

    • 1861
    • Currituck County (N.C.)--Politics and government; Slavery--United States--History--19th century; Slavery--North Carolina--History; North Carolina--History--19th century; Slave insurrections--United States--History--19th century; African...
    • Petition to the North Carolina General Assembly from Currituck County citizens. The writers of the petition ask the General Assembly to either expel from the state or to enslave all free African Americans, citing that “having at all times free...
    • Order: General Robert Ransom to the officers and men of his Brigade

    • 1862-09-25
    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 35th. Company H; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862;
    • General Robert Ransom issues an “order” to the officers and men of his Brigade congratulating them for their part in the capture of Harpers Ferry, the Battle of Sharpsburg and for their “admirable fortitude in overcoming long marches with...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Letters: Joseph Ward to D. W. Revis and J. (John) E. Morgan, June 23, 1863

    • 1863-06-23
    • Beans; Potatoes--North Carolina; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Children--North Carolina; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; Food; Confederate States of America--Social conditions; North...
    • Ward (Revis's brother-in-law) writes to Daniel saying they have enough beans and potatoes to eat at home and that he should come home to share the food. The militia will be leaving on August 1, 1863 (The implication being, perhaps, that after that...
    • 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...
    • Letter:William H. Grady, March 29, 1864.

    • 1864-03-29
    • Valentines; Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 51th. Company C; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • William Henry Grady (1841-1921) was the son of a Duplin County farmer, Sherwood Grady of "Waterloo" near Albertson, N.C., and his wife, Harriet (Grady) Jackson (widow of Frederick Jackson). Grady volunteered for six months service in Company C, 2nd...
    • Letter: Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy, May 20, 1851

    • 1851-05-20
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Governors--North Carolina--Correspondence; Love-letters; Courtship--North Carolina--History--19th century; Students--North Carolina;
    • Letter from Zebulon Baird Vance to Harriett N. Espy dated May 20, 1851. Vance had previously written to Espy to declare his love for her. In this letter he reacts to a letter from her in which she politely rejected his advances. He closes his...

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