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  • All fields: Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 34th
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    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick, October 30, 1861

    • 1861-10-30
    • Larkin tries to reassure Mary away from her worries about their parting with strong religious convictions. He felt his liberty threatened and thus enlisted. He asks for a quilt, and briefly describes the living conditions in camp.
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, May 17, 1862

    • 1862-05-17
    • Larkin tells Mary he is back with the regiment. He is distraught over the death of their infant Elizabeth. The Yankee pickets are very close, and some of the regiment have been captured. He sent Mary $5 and will send more. He closes with a poem.
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, Jan. 21, 1862

    • 1862-01-21
    • Letter on paper for Confederate States of America, manufactured by W. & J. Bonitz, Goldsboro, N.C. Paper contains a printed cannon and poem, is designed for letters, with space for date, and lines to aid the writer. Written in pencil which is faint...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • 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: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, March 16, 1862

    • 1862-03-16
    • Larkin tells Mary that they are prepared for a Union attack, but do not know if it will come. Michael Carpenter is going home. Larkin does not know why Mary Catherine has not been receiving his letters. He reassures her of his devotion to her.
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Samantha G. Brown to Mary C. Kendrick, April 4, 1862

    • 1862-04-04
    • Encapsulated letter. Samantha Brown, a friend of Mary Kendrick's, tells Mary that Larkin and other injured or sick soldiers have been moved to a hospital. Samantha says that Larkin is doing well and will write to her which hospital he has gone to....
    • Brown, Samantha G.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, May 8, 1862

    • 1862-05-08
    • Larkins writes Mary saying he has been in the hospital 22 days with pneumonia and rheumatism in his hips and legs, but he is doing better. He wants her to write him. The regiment is at Guinea Station, Va. (near Fredericksburg) and that even though...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • 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: Larkin S. Kendrick To Mary C. Kendrick, Jan. 20, 1862

    • 1862-01-20
    • Larkin is sorry Mary has had difficulty with a neighbor looking for the payment of money. He had to bury a fellow soldier. He ends with a colorful description of his longing to see them, using imagery from nature and religion. A postscript tells...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, March 3, 1862

    • 1862-03-03
    • Letter on paper for Confederate States of America, manufactured by W. & J. Bonitz, Goldsboro, N.C. Paper contains a printed cannon and poem, is designed for letters, with space for date, and lines to aid the writer. Larkin's regiment has moved from...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, July 10, 1862

    • 1862-07-10
    • Larkin is fatigued from hard marching. They have been in battle for a week (The 7 Days Battles of the Peninsula Campaign). He is unhurt but exhausted after 3 fights. He sent her $10. Joseph Kindrick died in the hospital from typhoid.
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, July 28, 1862

    • 1862-07-28
    • The regiment is marching, but they don't know where they will end up. He has sent his English blanket (which he took from a battlefield) by Lt. Shuford to Shelby. He is glad everyone at home is well, but sorry to hear that sister Sarah's husband is...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, Oct. 2, 1862

    • 1862-10-02
    • Larkin tells Mary that he has heard a rumor of smallpox in the area, but believes it is just a rumor. They are in the valley now, but expect to fall back to Richmond soon. Times are hard and they don't get enough to eat. He has been a POW. He has...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick to Mary C. Kendrick, Aug. 21, 1863

    • 1863-08-21
    • Larkin informs Mary that he should be examined by the medical board in Wake County, N.C., the next day. If he can't get a furlough, he will try for a transfer to Charlotte. He asks where he should direct letters to his brother Thomas at Petersburg....
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.

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