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    • Reminiscences: Mrs. James W. Albright

    • 1865-04-09; 1865-04-03; 1862-12-02; 1863-04-15; 1862-06-04
    • Mrs. James W. Albright recounts her life as a young woman living in the Isle of Wight County Virginia during the Civil War. Her home was on the main county road and there were “but few weeks that one or both of the opposing forces did not pass my...
    • Albright, James W., Mrs.
    • War Gardens Over The Top

    • 1919
    • Boy with hoe chasing anthropomorphized produce, including pumpkin with an American flag, potato, tomato, and assorted root vegetables. Image has caption, "The Seeds of Victory Insure the Fruits of Peace." The observer is asked to write to the...
    • Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966
    • War Gardens Victorious

    • 1919
    • Boy in overalls, carrying a hoe leads procession of anthropomorphized vegetables with an American flag. Text: "Every war garden a peace plant."
    • Barney, Maginel Wright, 1877-1966
    • Reminiscences: The Chatham Railroad Company, written by Kemp P. Battle

    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865
    • This reminiscence recalls the efforts to put forth to construct a railroad for the transportation of iron and coal through North Carolina during the Civil War. The Chatham Railroad Company was to build a railroad between Raleigh and the coal fields...
    • Battle, Kemp P.
    • Letter: James W. Biddle to his father, July 15, 1862.

    • 1862-07-15
    • James W. Biddle writes his father and tells him of a campaign his regiment had been involved. He also describes to him what his camp life has been like, and explains that he will try and gain a commission within his brigade.
    • Biddle, James W.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Jan. 14, 1865

    • 1865-01-14
    • Ann complains that she isn’t getting Henry’s letters due to the carelessness of the mail carriers. She has heard from Langley who says his unit is being sent to Charleston and that food supplies are scarce. Union troops are taking all of the...
    • 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: 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: 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: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Oct. 5, 1864

    • 1864-10-05
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry is near Raleigh and tells Ann that he and 40 others will be leaving for Charleston as marines. He mentions men being put in the guard house every day on their way to Richmond for the Petersburg siege. Henry ends...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Jan. 2, 1865

    • 1865-01-02
    • 4 page letter and envelope. Henry describes the ironclad C.S.S. Columbia which he is now on; he describes their food, sleeping arrangements, guard duty, the type of men onboard, and gives a detailed account of size, weight, and strength of the...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Eat More Corn, Oats, and Rye Products

    • 1917
    • Image of fruits, vegetables, fish above text: "Eat more corn, oats, and rye products--fish and poultry--fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, baked, boiled and broiled foods. Eat less wheat, meat, sugar and fats to save for the army and our...
    • Britton, L. N.
    • Letter: Michael Brown to Zebulon B. Vance, March 18, 1863

    • 1863-03-18
    • A letter from Michael Brown to Governor Vance concerning the raid on his store by local women demanding his flour. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was...
    • Brown, Michael
    • Going our way?

    • 1945
    • Depicts a smiling boy and girl, the boy with a pitchfork and hoe tossed over his shoulder. Text "Be a victory farm volunteer of the U.S. Crop Corps. See your county extension agent or local farm employment office." Text on reverse informs that...
    • Bruehl, Anton, 1900-1982.
    • "A Female Raid" from the Carolina Watchman, March 23, 1863

    • 1863-03-23
    • A newspaper article discussing the issues behind the Salisbury Bread Riot. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of the monthly documents on the...
    • Bruner, J. J.
    • Save the Products of the Land

    • 1917
    • Underwater scene with several fish. Text: "Save the products of the land. Eat more fish--they feed themselves." Poster is number 13 in a series.
    • Bull, Charles Livingston, 1874-1932
    • Letter: William H. S. Burgwyn to Anna Greenough Burgwyn, November 17, 1862

    • 1862-11-17
    • William H. S. Burgwyn writes his mother to let her know he has received a gift of blankets from his Uncle Thomas Pollock Burgwyn for himself and his men. He also explains the state of his clothing and hopes to receive some new warmer ones from her...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913;


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