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  • All fields: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 6 and 9, 1863

    • 1863-06-06; 1863-06-09;
    • John begins this letter to his wife saying that they left camp on Friday, June 5th. The handwriting changes in the middle of the first page - it is now June 9th and John is in Culpeper, near James Roe Anderson. He believes that they are headed to...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 9, 1863

    • 1863-04-09
    • John Futch writes about the price of tobacco, meat, coffee, and other food items. He hopes the war to end soon so that he can come home. He gives his love to various family and friends.
    • Futch, John
    • Diary: William B. Howard, 1862-1863

    • 1862-05-04; 1862-05-01; 1862-07-01; 1862-08-01; 1862-09-01; 1862-10-01; 1862-11-01; 1862-12-01; 1863-01-01; 1863-02-01; 1863-03-01; 1863-04-01; 1863-05-01; 1863-06-27
    • This diary is part of the Williams-Womble Collection. The soldier who wrote the diary was thought to be Bry Howard, the great-great uncle of Miss Faydene Barbee, the donor of the collection. According to family tradition, Howard was killed in...
    • Howard, William B.
    • 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 Matha Futch, April 3, 1863

    • 1863-04-03
    • John Futch writes that provisions are low and that if he gets to North Carolina, his wife should bring him food. He thinks there will be likely be starvation in camp soon. He also asks his wife about her planting. He got the letter she sent by his...
    • Futch, John
    • Diary: William H. S. Burgwyn Diary, August 1, 1862 - March 2, 1863

    • 1862-08-01; 1862-09-01; 1862-10-01; 1862-11-01; 1862-12-01; 1863-01-01; 1863-02-01; 1863-03-01
    • Diary of William H. S. Burgwyn describing First Lieutenant Burgwyn's service in Co. H of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment North Carolina Troops from August 1862-March 1863.
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913;
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, May 20, 1863

    • 1863-05-20
    • John Futch says he has just been through a battle (Chancellorsville) and although not wounded he spent 3 days at the hospital. He also plans to send Martha's father some provisions and he sends news of a sighting of 'Caroline's' husband.
    • Futch, John
    • 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.
    • Reminiscences: Thomas Perritt, 26th North Carolina infantry, Company G.

    • 1863-07-01; 1863-07-02; 1863-07-03; 1863-07-04; 1905-01-19
    • The March to Gettysburg Pa. as well as the subsequent battle. This reminiscences goes into great detail the movements of the 26th North Carolina Infantry leading up to the battle of Gettysburg. The author also gives a blow by blow description of...
    • Perritt, Thomas.
    • Letter: John Futch  to Martha Futch, March 9, 1862

    • 1862-03-09
    • John and his regiment have been seeing Yankees on the Potomac River for several days. The Union gun boats have fired on John's regiment's batteries and John expects battle soon. He expresses his faith in God, asks Martha not to worry about him and...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: Charles F. [Charley] Futch to John Futch, Sept. 1, 1861

    • 1861-09-01
    • Charles writes that their current location on the Potomac River is very near the Yankees. He hopes the war will end soon so that he can come home. He asks his brother to tell him the news from home, "...how all of the girls is a getting a long..."...
    • Futch, Charles F. [Charley]
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, March 1, 1862

    • 1862-03-01
    • John Futch writes to his wife, Martha, detailing his trip from Burgaw, N.C., on Tuesday, to Camp Price. They have warm houses to stay in but there are too many soldiers in the same house. He also laments how far he is away from his wife, but...
    • Futch, John

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