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    • Letter: Richard Womble to Jacob Womble and family, May 29, 1864

    • 1864-05-29
    • Richard Womble writes his father, mother and sister. In this letter he writes of the hardships the men have had marching and fighting in the rain almost every day since the campaign has started (The Wilderness Campaign). He also mentions some of...
    • Womble, Richard
    • Reminiscences: Thomas Medicus Wiggins, 37th North Carolina Infantry, Comapny K;

    • 1861; 1864-05-04; 1864-05-09; 1864-05-10; 1864-05-11; 1864-05-12; 1913-05-07
    • This reminiscences is comprised of two short stories, one is titled “Some Incidents in the campaign of 1864” and describes the Battle of the Wilderness, of 1864, and the other is titled “The Bright side of a Soldiers Life” and describes the...
    • Wiggins, Thomas Medicus.
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-05-30
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Lewis C.F.C. Laesch Naval Diary

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-05-20
    • This is the Naval Diary of Naval Engineer Lewis C.F.C. Laesch, who served aboard the U.S.S. Pequot, during the first half of 1864, and kept a daily diary of activities, from January 1, 1864, until May 20, 1864. Lewis Laesch was born in the German...
    • Laesch, Lewis C.F.C.
    • Diary: Melinda Ray, 1861-1865.

    • 1763; 1762; 1778; 1809; 1950; 1861-08; 1861-09; 1861-10; 1861-11; 1861-12; 1862-01-12; 1862-01-25; 1862-02-12; 1862-03-01; 1862-04-02; 1862-04-16; 1862-05-17; 1862-06-23; 1862-06-28; 1862-07-23; 1862-08-01; 1862-08-02; 1862-08-28; 1862-09-03;...
    • A typed copy the diary of Melinda Ray, this diary gives a young girl perspective of life in Fayetteville North Carolina during the Civil War.
    • Ray, Melinda
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-05-16
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Letter: Captain John R. Erwin to John Miller

    • 1864-05-07
    • “It is my painful duty to inform you that your son W. L. Miller was killed on the battle field this evening. A brave & gallant boy has fallen. Such is the fate of war.” Along with this letter is an excerpt from Histories of the Several...
    • Erwin, John R.; Clark, Walter, 1846-1924.;
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-05-02
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Fort Fisher Log Book, May 20, 1864 to November 10, 1864

    • 1864-05-20; 1864-11-10
    • Over the course of the Civil War, the port of Wilmington held almost to the end as the main Confederate center of blockade-running. A large factor in Wilmington's strength was its defense by the powerful Fort Fisher, located at the mouth of the...
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    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-05-23
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-05-09
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Diary: William H. S. Burgwyn Diary, January 1864-September 1864

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-02-01; 1864-03-01; 1864-04-01; 1864-05-01; 1864-06-01; 1864-07-01; 1864-08-01; 1864-09-01
    • This is the third diary of William H. S. Burgwyn he kept daily records of his life in General Thomas Clingmans Brigade from January 21, 1864 thru September 29, 1864. This diary recounts his obligations as a member of General Clingmans staff, his...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913
    • Reminiscences: Jasper L. Wallace, 23rd North Carolina Infantry, Company H.

    • 1862-06-26; 1862-07-01; 1862-09-05; 1862-09-13; 1862-09-17; 1862-09-18; 1862-12-15; 1862-12-16; 1863-05-02; 1863-05-03; 1863-06-04; 1863-06-15; 1863-06-27; 1863-06-29; 1863-07-01; 1863-07-10; 1863-10-09; 1864-05-03; 1864-05-04; 1864-05-09;...
    • A brief description of the battles Jasper L. Wallace was in during his time in the Civil War from, this reminiscence covers the time from 1862-1864. Jasper was a private in the 23rd North h Carolina Infantry Company H.
    • Wallace, Jasper L.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, May 31, 1864

    • 1864-05-31
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis tells Martha that he and Thomas have gone back to their regiments. Francis has received Martha's letters with plaits of her hair. He has been out of prison for twenty-two days. Francis is glad that Martha has gotten the...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: George W. Pearsall to his wife Sarah A. Pearsall, May 23, 1864

    • 1864-05-23
    • George W. Pearsall writes to wife letter letting her know he is still alive. He is on cooking detail and has been lucky to receive a letter from her. He thinks the army is falling back to Richmond or at least hopes so. He asks for prayers to God so...
    • Pearsall, George W.

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