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  • All fields: Potomac River, St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
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    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 19, 1863

    • 1863-06-19
    • This letter was written on a form titled "Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing.” John Futch writes to his wife that his feet are sore from marching. They crossed the river into Maryland yesterday; John says he doesn’t like...
    • 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, 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
    • 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: 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]
    • 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, July 12, 1863

    • 1863-07-12
    • John Futch writes his wife to say he is well but tired from marching. He was glad to get her letter and hear that all is well at home. The regiment crossed the Potomac River on the 18th and marched through Pennsylvania and Maryland. He mentions the...
    • Futch, John

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