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    • Reminiscences: Major-General William Dorsey Pender

    • 1907-02-04; 1907-01-31; 1907-02-02; 1863-05-27; 1863-07-01; 1863-07-18
    • The Reminiscences of William Dorsey Pender, from the memories of his Aide-de-camps. This sketch of Major General Pender’s military career during the Civil war was written by three men whom worked closely with the general during this time.
    • Young, Louis G.; Taylor, Walter H.; Young, Henry E.; Ash, A.;
    • 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;
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Nov. 10, 1863

    • 1863-11-10
    • George writes to his wife that his regiment has had to fall back to the Rapidan River to the same camp they had in September. He describes a battle at Rappahanock Station and the large number of Confederate soldiers captured from General Hoke and...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Diary: George Burgwin Johnston, May 19, 1862 - September 15, 1862

    • 1862-05-19; 1862-05-20; 1862-05-21; 1862-05-22; 1862-05-23; 1862-05-24; 1862-05-25; 1862-05-26; 1862-05-27; 1862-05-28; 1862-05-29; 1862-05-30; 1862-05-31; 1862-06; 1862-07; 1862-08; 1862-09-01; 1862-09-02; 1862-09-03; 1862-09-03; 1862-09-04;...
    • The diary of George Burgwin Johnston, born 1840 in Edenton, son of Reverend Samuel Iredell Johnston and Margaret Burgwin of the Hermitage near Wilmington; valedictorian of his class of 1859, University of North Carolina; married Ann Taylor Johnson,...
    • Johnston, George Burgwin
    • 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.
    • Reminiscences: Pinckney Rayburn Young 25th North Carolina Infantry, Company I.

    • 1857-05-05; 1862-07-01; 1863-06-30; 1863-09-16; 1863-09-17; 1921-08-13; 1821-08-14; 1864-04; 1864-06-15; 1864-06-17; 1864-06-18; 1864-06-19; 1864-07-15; 1864-07-20; 1864-08-11; 1865-03-25; 1865-09; 1921-08-17
    • This reminiscences written by Pinckney Rayburn recounts his staying at home to take care of his mother and sisters at the beginning of the war, while his brother was at war, he then enlisted in 1863 and recounts the bizarre travels he had to endure...
    • Young, Pinckney Rayburn.
    • Reminiscences: John Miller Monie, 1st North  Carolina Cavalry, Company H

    • 1841-12-31; 1861-08; 1862-06-30; 1862-07-01; 1862-08-25; 1862-09-16; 1862-09-14; 1862-10-09; 1863-05-02; 1863-06-09; 1865-03-31; 1865-06
    • A brief “biographical sketch” of John Miller Monie, from the time of his birth in Scotland through his time serving in the North Carolina Confederate Cavalry. Also included is a letter to a fellow soldiers wife, some notes on his time during...
    • Monie, John Miller.
    • Letter: J. J. Young to Henry King Burgwyn, July 31, 1863

    • 1863-07-31
    • J. J. Young writes Henry K. Burgwyn about the details of his son’s death. Young explains how close he and Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. were and how badly he feels that he was not there to hear his last words. He also explains that he was unable to...
    • Young, J. J.
    • Reminiscences: John Miller Monie, 1st North  Carolina Cavalry, Company H

    • 1841-12-31; 1861-08; 1862-06-30; 1862-07-01; 1862-08-25; 1862-09-16; 1862-09-14; 1862-10-09; 1863-05-02; 1863-06-09; 1865-03-31; 1865-06
    • A brief “biographical sketch” of John Miller Monie, from the time of his birth in Scotland through his time serving in the North Carolina Confederate Cavalry. Also included is a letter to a fellow soldiers wife, some notes on his time during...
    • Monie, John Miller
    • 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: George A. Williams to his wife Mary Williams, Dec. 6, 1863

    • 1863-12-06
    • George writes his wife lets her know that he has received her letters but still has not received the box she sent. He is sorry to hear she is still so ill. He wants to see the children but is unsure when that may be; due to the way furloughs are...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: George A. Williams to his family, April 5, 1864

    • 1864-04-05
    • George A. Williams writes to his father, mother and "children" to let them know he has made it back to camp safely. He writes that the “boys” seem to be doing fine. The weather has been very cold, it has rained and snowed for many days. He is...
    • Williams, George A.
    • Letter: William J. Lambert to Richard B. Paschal, October 20, 1863

    • 1863-10-20
    • A letter from William J. Lambert to R. B. Paschall; in this letter William tells his friend about the casualties and men his has seen from the 26th North Carolina Infantry Regiment after the recent battle of Bristoe Station. He also talks about how...
    • Lambert, William J.

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