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    • 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. 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: 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: 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: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 9, 1865

    • 1865-01-09
    • Ann continues to be upset about the delays in the mail. She tells Henry about his daughter, Cornelia Ann, who began complaining of rheumatism before Christmas and then got so sick that by New Years she had a hard time walking. By early January the...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • 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.;
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Nov. 1, 1864

    • 1864-11-01
    • Ann tells her husband that his father has been very sick and writes about recent births and deaths. She describes the Union attack on Washington County and Plymouth, along with the sinking of the ironclad, C.S.S. Albemarle. Due to the Union...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, [Jan. 21], 1865

    • 1865-01-21
    • Date of January 21 penciled in either by author or a previous archivist. Ann tells Henry that Cornelia Ann’s illness has returned and that she doesn’t even have the strength to walk, comb her own hair or feed herself. Anne writes that she will...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • 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: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Nov. 11, 1864

    • 1864-11-11
    • Ann and the children have bad colds. She relates family news to Henry, including that “Rohadah’s” baby has died. She is worried that she is missing Henry’s letters because “…my name is spelt so different from the way I am called no one...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • 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: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 20, 1864

    • 1864-11-20
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Oct. 21, 1864

    • 1864-10-21
    • Ann tells Henry of her recent illness, plus the illnesses of other family members and neighbors. She tells her husband that the baby is walking and their youngest son is asking when his father is coming home. She tells of neighborhood news such as...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Nov. 13, 1864

    • 1864-11-13
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.

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