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    • Letter: Duncan R. Barnhill to Susan Barnhill, Feb. 15, 1864

    • 1864-02-15
    • Duncan R. Barnhill (b. ca. 1824) was a farmer from Bladen County, North Carolina and served as a private in Co. H, 2nd North Carolina Artillery. His letters are directed to his widowed mother, Susan Barnhill (b. ca. 1802), and his brother, A. J....
    • Barnhill, Duncan R.
    • Origin of the Bell Battery

    • This is a handwritten reminiscence of "The Origin of the Bell Battery" (Edenton, Company B, 3rd Battalion, N.C. Light Artillery) with no date or author given. The document is part of the Civil War Collection in the Military Collection of the North...
    • Letter: Steven W. Brewer to Richard B. Paschal, June 28, 1862

    • 1862-06-28
    • Letter written by Steven W. Brewer, Captain of Company E, 26th North Carolina Troops, to Richard B. Paschal describing the Seven Days' Battles. He gives the names of his men who died during the battle, and explains how he removed all of O. Hiram...
    • Brewer, Steven W.
    • Letter: W. W. Edwards to Richard B. Paschal, July 15, 1864

    • 1864-07-15
    • W. W. Edwards writes a letter to R. B. Parchal, July 15, 1864. He and the other men of the regiment are entrenched near Petersburg. He is hopeful to get some mail soon, but has not had any. He tells a story of himself and a few other men from the...
    • Edwards, W. W.
    • Letter: James M. Brooks to Richard B. Paschal, August 7, 1864

    • 1864-08-17
    • James E. Brooks writes a letter to R. B. Paschal, in this letter he writes about the defeat of W. W. Holden in his run for Governor in 1864. He describes an incident that would later be called the “Battle of the Crater.” The Union Army dug a...
    • Brooks, James M.
    • Letter: William J. Lambert to Richard B. Paschal, October 20, 1863

    • 1863-10-20
    • A letter from William J. Lambert to R. B. Paschall; in this letter William tells his friend about the casualties and men his has seen from the 26th North Carolina Infantry Regiment after the recent battle of Bristoe Station. He also talks about how...
    • Lambert, William J.
    • Tar heel junior historian

    • 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991
    • Vols. 1-30
    • 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.
    • 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: 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: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 10, 1864

    • 1864-10-10
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • 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...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: James W. Parlier to Noah B. Parlier, Jan. 11, 1865

    • 1865-01-11
    • James W. Parlier (ca. 1830-1869) was a farmer from the Pore’s Knob area of Wilkes County, North Carolina. He enlisted on September 23, 1862 and served as a private in Co. I, 26th North Carolina Infantry. He was married to Phoebe Cook Parlier,...
    • Parleir, James W.


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