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    • Diary: Melinda Ray, 1861-1865.

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    • 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: Charles F. [Charley] Futch to John Futch, Sr. [?], July 24, 1861

    • 1861-07-24
    • This letter is addressed to Father (likely John Futch, Sr.) from Charles Futch. The deterioration of the letter makes it difficult to read, but the handwriting looks like that of Charles Futch. The author has been sick with measles; many others in...
    • Futch, Charles F. [Charley];
    • Letter: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, July 1, [1863]

    • 1863-07-01
    • Letter dated July 1, with 1963 penciled in by another archivist. Daniel tells Sarepta he has a bad cold. They just returned from a rainy 11 day march. They fought some Yankees that were tearing up the railroads as they came through the region, but...
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • 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, 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: 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: 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: 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: John Futch to Martha Futch and Martin Ramsey, Feb. 5, 1863

    • 1863-02-05
    • John writes that he and Charley are well, but it is cold and snowing in Virginia. He doesn’t think he will be transferred but he will try for a discharge. He relates his travels back to camp and says that seeing the hospital in Goldsboro brought...
    • Futch, John
    • 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, 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
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, Feb. 26, 1863

    • 1863-02-26
    • John says he will send a cap to his wife by way of another soldier. He tells his wife not to come visit him and, as explanation, speaks of his dislike of camp. He doesn’t need her to send him any more clothes. He says Charley is fine and they may...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, Feb. 28, 1863

    • 1863-02-28
    • John is still as sick and has not been on active duty since he arrived back in camp. Everyone in camp says he should be discharged. He misses his wife and family. It rains or snows every day there. Charley is well. John asks how the situation is at...
    • Futch, John


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