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  • All fields: Petersburg, Fauquier County, Virginia, United States
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    • Letter: William H. S. Burgwyn to Henry King Burgwyn, Sr., November 4, 1862

    • 1862-11-04
    • William H. S. Burgwyn gives a detailed description of the regiment’s march from north of Winchester, Va., across the Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains past Salem Va. towards Culpepper Court House. They waded the Hedgeman River [now known...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913;
    • 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 the...
    • Monie, John Miller.
    • 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: A. C. Myers to his wife, April 8, 1863

    • 1863-03-21; 1863-03-23; 1863-03-28; 1863-03-31; 1863-04-02; 1863-04-08
    • A letter discussing the Confederate blockade of Washington, N.C. written by A.C. Myers to his wife. This item was scanned as part of the American Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration at the North Carolina State Archives. It was part of the...
    • Myers, A. C.
    • Letter: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Dec. 2, 1864

    • 1864-12-02
    • Ann reports on the crops and the farm animals, tells him how long it takes for his letters to get to her, and asks how much things should cost in Confederate money. She sent a box to Thomas but he deserted before it arrived and the box was opened...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Diary: William H. S. Burgwyn Diary, January 1864-September 1864

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-02-01; 1864-03-01; 1864-04-01; 1864-05-01; 1864-06-01; 1864-07-01; 1864-08-01; 1864-09-01
    • This is the third diary of William H. S. Burgwyn he kept daily records of his life in General Thomas Clingmans Brigade from January 21, 1864 thru September 29, 1864. This diary recounts his obligations as a member of General Clingmans staff, his...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913
    • 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: 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: Ann L. Bowen to Henry H. Bowen, Oct. 26, 1864

    • 1864-10-26
    • Ann tells Henry of the harvest, the sowing of the wheat, and what prices she hopes to sell various crops for. She tells news of the some of men from town who are serving in Virginia and reports that mail sent to Virginia was already opened when it...
    • Bowen, Ann L.
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch and Martin Ramsey, Feb. 5, 1863

    • 1863-02-05
    • John writes that he and Charley are well, but it is cold and snowing in Virginia. He doesn’t think he will be transferred but he will try for a discharge. He relates his travels back to camp and says that seeing the hospital in Goldsboro brought...
    • Futch, John
    • Diary of both sides: Sergeant Henry Brantingham and Captain William H. S. Burgwyn's Diary

    • 1863-03-29; 1863-04-01; 1863-05-01; 1863-06-01; 1863-07-01; 1863-08-01; 1863-09-01; 1863-10-01; 1863-11-01; 1863-12-01; 1863-01-01
    • This diary first belonged to Sergeant Henry Brantingham, Company C, 28th New Jersey Infantry, who was killed on December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg. The diary was then found and used by William H. S. Burgwyn from March 29, 1863 thru January 20,...
    • Burgwyn, William Hyslop Sumner, 1845-1913; Brantingham, Henry;
    • William Roberson Family Bible Records

    • 1792; 1793; 1794; 1795; 1796; 1797; 1798; 1799; 1800; 1801; 1802; 1803; 1804; 1805; 1806; 1807; 1808; 1809; 1810; 1811; 1812; 1813; 1814; 1815; 1816; 1817; 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822; 1823; 1824; 1825; 1826; 1827; 1828; 1829; 1830; 1831; 1832;...
    • The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out of the Original Greek...published by Holbrook and Fessenden, 1828. Includes a listing of Negro births.
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    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, July 5, 1864

    • 1864-07-05
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis tells Martha of being in the trenches at Petersburg – of the hot weather and the lack of sleep that has worn him down and of the dead and wounded in their company. He wanted to come home for the wheat harvest, but was...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, July 11, 1864

    • 1864-07-11
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis asks about the children's illness. He has been thinking about the great potatoes Martha had and wishes he could eat them. He wishes he had been there to help with the wheat. Life in the trenches is hard and they get...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Aug. 21, 1864

    • 1864-08-21
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis replies to Martha’s request that he not desert by saying that he won’t if that is what she wants but that his life is very hard right now. He dreamed about her and thought he was home until he woke up. He asks her to...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Oct. 4, 1864

    • 1864-10-04
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis tells Martha he is walking again, but slowly. He is upset by the news that she and their daughter Mary have been ill and that his wife cries because he can’t come home. He asks his wife and mother to send him food; he...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Winfrey Grady Family Bible Records

    • 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875;...
    • The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated out of the Original Greek published by the American Bible Society, 1889.
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