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    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, June 16, 1863

    • 1863-06-16
    • This letter was written on paper with a patriotic Union illustration and printed verse. John Futch writes to his wife about the aftermath of a fight (battle of Winchester) – only one of their soldiers was injured. They will soon leave their current...
    • Futch, John
    • 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
    • Letter: John Futch to Martha Futch, April 15, 1863

    • 1863-04-15
    • This letter is faded and hard to read. John Futch writes his wife that he is generally well but that life is hard and provisions are expensive. He asks her to tell him how much of the money that he has sent to her has actually arrived. He has more...
    • Futch, John
    • Letter: Charles F. [Charley] Futch to John Futch, Sr. [?], July 24, 1861

    • 1861-07-24
    • This letter is addressed to Father (likely John Futch, Sr.) from Charles Futch. The deterioration of the letter makes it difficult to read, but the handwriting looks like that of Charles Futch. The author has been sick with measles; many others in...
    • Futch, Charles F. [Charley];
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, [possibly Dec., 1864]

    • 1864-12
    • This letter has no date, but the content suggests it was written sometime in early December 1864. Henry writes a short note to Ann to let her know he has received six or seven letters from her and that he thought he had answered all the questions...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • Lewis C.F.C. Laesch Naval Diary

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-05-20
    • This is the Naval Diary of Naval Engineer Lewis C.F.C. Laesch, who served aboard the U.S.S. Pequot, during the first half of 1864, and kept a daily diary of activities, from January 1, 1864, until May 20, 1864. Lewis Laesch was born in the German...
    • Laesch, Lewis C.F.C.
    • 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: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, Feb. 26, 1863

    • 1863-02-26
    • The letters dated Feb 26 and 27, 1863 are written on the same piece of paper, one on each side. Daniel tells Sarepta he misses her and remarks on the hardships on so little food. He mentions that John is proud that Carline had a daughter.
    • Revis, Daniel W.
    • 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: George W. Bowen to Mary E. Bowen, [December 1864]

    • 1864-12
    • On the opposite side of the undated letter from Henry to Ann, George W. Bowen writes to his wife Mary. Although there is no date, content suggests it was written sometime in early December 1864. His is a note telling her that he is well, that he...
    • Bowen, George W.
    • Letter: Henry H. Bowen to Ann L. Bowen, Dec. 8, 1865 [1864]

    • 1865-12-08; 1864-12-08; 1864-12-10; 1865-01-06;
    • Note: this letter is dated December 8, 1865, but Henry discusses events of Dec. 10, 1864 and of the new year, 1865. It may be that the letter was begun on Dec. 8, 1864, and finished in 1865. Henry tells Ann that he has transferred ships, but they...
    • Bowen, Henry H.
    • 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: 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: Daniel W. Revis to Sarepta Revis, June 5, [1863]

    • 1863-06-05
    • Letter dated June 6, with 1863 penciled in by another archivist. He is still at Clinton, TN, but expects to leave soon. He hears one of the Staton boys got killed and another wounded when troops went to round up deserters. He's tired of the war,...
    • Revis, Daniel W.

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