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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: 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
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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: James W. Parlier to Noah B. Parlier, Jan. 11, 1865

    • 1865-01-11
    • James W. Parlier (ca. 1830-1869) was a farmer from the Pore’s Knob area of Wilkes County, North Carolina. He enlisted on September 23, 1862 and served as a private in Co. I, 26th North Carolina Infantry. He was married to Phoebe Cook Parlier, and...
    • Parleir, James W.
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Dec. 31, 1864

    • 1864-12-31
    • Encapsulated letter. Francis longs for home and asks for prayers from friends and family for him and the other men. He wonders whether conditions are worse at home or where he is now. They are getting "crackers" for rations now, with meat coming...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Francis Marion Poteet to Martha Hendley Poteet, Jan. 18, 1865

    • 1865-01-18
    • Encapsulated letter. Letter is faded and torn in places. Francis tells Martha he is well, except for pain in his knees and hips that has kept him from sleeping. He dreamed that she had come to visit him and that he saw their baby. Richard Camp is...
    • Poteet, Francis Marion
    • Letter: Steven W. Brewer to Richard B. Paschal, June 28, 1862

    • 1862-06-28
    • Letter written by Steven W. Brewer, Captain of Company E, 26th North Carolina Troops, to Richard B. Paschal describing the Seven Days' Battles. He gives the names of his men who died during the battle, and explains how he removed all of O. Hiram...
    • Brewer, Steven W.


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