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  • All fields: 1864-12*
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    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 25, 1864

    • 1864-12-25
    • Henry tells Ann he wishes he were home for Christmas, but they have transferred to the new ship. He talks about life back home, and the value of Confederate currency. He tells her that Sherman now holds Savannah.
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 10, 1864

    • 1864-12-10
    • Ann writes that the baby is sick. She reports on all the local news from their friends and family, including illnesses, possible marriages, and how the crops are doing. She hasn’t been bothered by the Yankees yet although she can hear gunfire....
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 4, 1864

    • 1864-12-04
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 8, 1865 [1864]

    • 1865-12-08; 1864-12-08; 1864-12-10; 1865-01-06;
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: George W. Bowen to Mary E. Bowen, [December 1864]

    • 1864-12
    • On the opposite side of the undated letter from Henry to Ann, George W. Bowen writes to his wife Mary. Although there is no date, content suggests it was written sometime in early December 1864. His is a note telling her that he is well, that he...
    • Bowen, George W.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 26, 1864

    • 1864-12-26
    • Ann tells Henry how she has hurt her thumb and big toe. She worries about mail delays and hopes he will still get a Christmas furlough. She gives news of the children – Mary Etter is better but still sick and Henry Cleophus is learning how to...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 31, 1864

    • 1864-12-31
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and asks for prayers from friends and family for him and the other men. He wonders whether conditions are worse at home or where he is now. They are getting "crackers" for rations now, with meat coming...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-12-05
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 14, 1864

    • 1864-12-14
    • Ann tells Henry about the children's health – both Cornelia Ann and Mary Etter are sick. She reports on news from friends and family, including illnesses and the women who are without men to stay with them. She mentions skirmishes near Plymouth...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 2, 1864

    • 1864-12-02
    • Ann reports on the crops and the farm animals, tells him how long it takes for his letters to get to her, and asks how much things should cost in Confederate money. She sent a box to Thomas but he deserted before it arrived and the box was opened...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 3, 1864

    • 1864-12-03
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and writes about some soldiers who have been wounded or killed recently. He recaps news from Martha’s letter about Jonathan Walker, Henry Dale and her brother Thomas. He apologizes for causing trouble...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 11, 1864

    • 1864-12-11
    • Henry writes a short letter to Ann on a piece of a letter she wrote him the previous October. He tells her he is fine, but dreams of being home. The city is alarmed about Sherman's coming, and rumors abound about his progress. Henry was glad to...
    • Bowen, Henry H.; Bowen, Ann L.;
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-12-19
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 15, 1864

    • 1864-12-15
    • 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.
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, [possibly Dec., 1864]

    • 1864-12
    • This letter has no date, but the content suggests it was written sometime in early December 1864. Henry writes a short note to Ann to let her know he has received six or seven letters from her and that he thought he had answered all the questions...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Carolina Watchman

    • 1864-12-12
    • State Archives of North Carolina Historic Newspaper Archive
    • J. J. Bruner Editor and Proprietor

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