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    • Reminiscences: Julia Rankin

    • 1917-09-07
    • “Many and unique were the devices that women resorted to during the civil war, for order to make clothes.” Julia Rankin describes some of the unusual things women would do to make clothing during the Civil War.
    • Rankin, Julia.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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: Robert M. Blair to Abigail Blair, Dec. 29, 1861

    • 1861-12-29
    • Blair writes to his mother and brothers. He mentions he is too big for the slips they sent him, and asks for a new pair. Most in camp are healthy, he has bought a bulldog for his brothers. He would like the family to send some cabbage heads if...
    • Blair, Robert M.
    • Letter: David R. Hoyle to Larkin S. Kendrick, Feb. 5, 1863

    • 1863-02-05
    • Capt. David Hoyle of Co. F writes to Kendrick saying that he should draw his bounty at the hospital. He received the clothes that Mary sent Larkin, but had to sell most of them because they were marching and could only take what they could carry....
    • Hoyle, David R.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Nov. 23, 1863

    • 1863-11-23
    • Encapsulated letter, glare along edge from digitization. Poteet is upset by the news that Martha has been forced from her home by a man named Bill. He gives her instructions on a business deal with Joseph Landis. He complains about the lack of food...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • 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
    • Letter: Zebulon Baird Vance to F. and H. Fries Company, October 10, 1862

    • 1862-10-10
    • Governor Zebulon Baird Vance writes to F & H Fries Company in regards to their refusal to supply the North Carolina Troops with wool at a profit of .75 cents over cost of production. He is very upset that the companies of his state would let the...
    • Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894;
    • Susan Jolly poses with the "Jolly Bracelet Watch," 1914

    • 1914
    • In this photograph taken in Raleigh, N.C. in 1914, Susan Jolly poses with the "Jolly Bracelet Watch" (child's watch). The watch was invented by Benjamin Rush and sold in Wollworth's (F. W. Woolworth Company) for 10 cents.
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    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 20, 1863

    • 1863-04-20
    • John Futch tells his wife not visit because they expect to leave soon. John has heard talk that they might come back to North Carolina soon and if they do then she can come to him. There is cannon fire today above Fredericksburg. The Yankees are so...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 28, 1863

    • 1863-05-28
    • John Futch thanks his wife for her recent letter and is sorry to hear that she is still unwell. He says that John B. Blake "...did not tel much of a lie for they was a grate deal that did not do there deuty..." He describes the condition of a...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 7, 1863

    • 1863-03-07
    • John Futch writes that he is not feeling well; but that he is sending items home through some fellow soldiers on leave (in particular he is sending money by William B. Player and clothes by Thomas J. Lane). He is sorry to hear that she has not been...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, Feb. 13, 1863

    • 1863-02-13
    • John has been ill; his captain is away until March but will send John to the board of doctors when he returns if John is still ill. John's regiment anticipates a battle once the weather clears up, but John believes they will win. He answers...
    • Futch, John

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