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    • Letter: Larkin S. Kendrick, October 15, 1861

    • 1861-10-15
    • Kendrick writes his father describing the gathering of companies for the regiment. To his wife he says he hopes she will trust God while he is gone, and asks her to tell him about the harvest. Kendrick dated the letter on the second page. A...
    • Kendrick, Larkin S.
    • 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, Dec. 20, 1861

    • 1861-12-20
    • Larkin tells Mary about their new camp, and has learned some news of possible English involvement in the war. Their payroll has arrived, but they have not drawn it yet.
    • 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, 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, 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, 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: 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: Thomas L. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 1, 1864

    • 1864-09-01
    • Sgt. Thomas Kendrick of the 37th Regt. NC Infantry writes his brother Larkin describing the battles he has been in during the Petersburg campaign. In particular he describes the Battle at Fussell's Mill on Aug. 16, 1864 where Capt. Ragin was...
    • Kendrick, Thomas L.
    • 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.
    • 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, 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: 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, 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: Elizabeth Ann Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Dec. 21. 1861

    • 1861-12-21
    • Larkin's sister Elizabeth tells him that his wife (whom she calls Catherine) is worried about him. Cousin D.D. Kendrick fears his troop will go to Kentucky and never return. Elizabeth tells Larkin to continue praying for everyone's safety.
    • Kendrick, Elizabeth Ann;
    • Letter: Thomas L. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 20, 1864

    • 1864-09-20
    • Letter very faded. Thomas writes his brother Larkin detailing Wade Hampton's beefsteak raid across Union lines in Sept. 1864 which gained the South over 2,500 cattle and 300 prisoners. He then talks of the religious feeling in the company.
    • Kendrick, Thomas L.
    • Letter: Mary C. Kendrick to Larkin S. Kendrick, Aug. 20, 1863

    • 1863-08-20
    • Larkin is back at the hospital. Mary received a letter from Larkin with $15 in it. She wants to know if he sold the bonnet truck, and if they have examined his wounded arm so that he can be discharged. Food prices are rising. Arthur is getting...
    • Kendrick, Mary C.
    • Letter: Arthur P. Putnam to Larkin S. Kendrick, Sept. 5, 1864

    • 1864-09-05
    • Arthur Putnam writes Larkin telling him how his unit has dug holes and ditches around Petersburg to hide in during artillery fire, as well as store food in. He lists the prices of food items near Petersburg.
    • Putnam, Arthur P.; Putnum, Arthur P.;

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